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chain·sawor chain saw (chān′sô′)
A portable power saw with teeth linked to form a loop of chain.
chain′saw′, chain′-saw′ v.
1. (Tools) a motor-driven saw, usually portable, in which the cutting teeth form links in a continuous chain
a usu. portable power saw having teeth set on an endless chain.
chain′-saw`, v.t., v.i.