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chain·saw

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

chain′saw′, chain′-saw′ v.

chainsaw

(ˈtʃeɪnˌsɔː)
n
(Tools) a motor-driven saw, usually portable, in which the cutting teeth form links in a continuous chain
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chainsaw - portable power sawchainsaw - portable power saw; teeth linked to form an endless chain
power saw, sawing machine, saw - a power tool for cutting wood
Translations
řetězová pila
motosierrasierra de cadenasierra eléctrica
moottorisaha
láncfûrész
gergaji listrikgergaji rantai
motorka
motorsåg

chainsaw

[ˈtʃeɪnˌsɔː] Nsierra f de cadena
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