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buzz saw

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buzz saw



(Tools) US and Canadian a power-operated circular saw
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buzz′ saw`

a power-operated circular saw.
[1855–60, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: saw - a power saw that has a steel disk with cutting teeth on the peripherybuzz saw - a power saw that has a steel disk with cutting teeth on the periphery; rotates on a spindle
portable circular saw, portable saw - a circular saw that is portable and is operated with a hand grip
power saw, sawing machine, saw - a power tool for cutting wood
table saw - a circular saw mounted under a table or bench so that the blade of the saw projects up through a slot
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References in classic literature ?
The latter attempted to rush in and break up the formation, but it was like stopping a buzz saw with the bare hand.
Preshow performer Sonya Black -- aka Stabatha Nightly -- skulked around the concession area with a club topped by a skull and a buzz saw.
The directive quickly ran into a buzz saw of anger, however.
Armed cops used a buzz saw to break down the door of a flat after being called to the incident.
He had bolted a buzz saw onto the tractor, transforming it into a scary conglomeration of iron brackets, spinning shafts, and whizzing belts.
For years, Texas has ranked near last nationally in voter turnout, and attempts to reverse that trend have been shredded in a political buzz saw. The Republican-dominated Legislature has instead focused on ID requirements and other restrictions at the polls.
He stated he shied away from ported pistols because early attempts used big holes drilled on the top of slides or lateral trenches looking like they were cut using a buzz saw. As the company which pioneered firearm porting I'm surprised to find his praise of the smaller oblong ports at 10 and 2 o'clock about 0.5" from the muzzle venting gases at "V" angles as a new evolution--when it is exactly what we've been doing for over 44 years.
Learn all about the ancient buzz saw sharks, above, and a sabertooth salmon, which plied Oregon waters for millions of years.
Scott Walker, a Republican candidate for president, said the regulations would be an economic "buzz saw" that would "cost hard-working Americans jobs and raise their energy rates."
Richert, 48, from Dudley, explained how an MG-42 World War II German machine gun, nicknamed Hitler's buzz saw, could shoot 20 to 25 rounds a second.
Bob Tuman came all the way from Massachusetts only to fall to the Carrillo buzz saw in the final, succumbing 21-8, 21-2.
The younger children love to feel the beaver pelts, try the buzz saw and Jacob's ladder toys and wear the mob caps and tri-corns in the proper manned It is an interactive and fun time for all.