chain saw

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or chain saw  (chān′sô′)
A portable power saw with teeth linked to form a loop of chain.

chain′saw′, chain′-saw′ v.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

chain saw

1. (Tools) a motor-driven saw, usually portable, in which the cutting teeth form links in a continuous chain
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

chain′ saw`

a usu. portable power saw having teeth set on an endless chain.
[1840–50, Amer.]
chain′-saw`, v.t., v.i.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chain saw - portable power sawchain saw - portable power saw; teeth linked to form an endless chain
power saw, sawing machine, saw - a power tool for cutting wood
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chain saw

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