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hack·saw

 (hăk′sô′)
n.
A saw consisting of a tough, fine-toothed blade stretched taut in a frame, used for cutting metal.

[Alteration of Middle English hagge-saue, a kind of saw : haggen, to cut, chop; see haggle + sawe, saw; see saw1.]

hack′saw′ v.
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hacksaw

(ˈhækˌsɔː)
n
(Tools) a handsaw for cutting metal, with a hard-steel blade in a frame under tension
vb, -saws, -sawing, -sawed, -sawed or -sawn (-ˌsɔːn)
(Tools) (tr) to cut with a hacksaw
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hack′saw`

or hack′ saw`,



n.
a saw for cutting metal, consisting typically of a narrow, fine-toothed blade fixed in a frame.
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hacksaw


Past participle: hacksawn
Gerund: hacksawing

Imperative
hacksaw
hacksaw
Present
I hacksaw
you hacksaw
he/she/it hacksaws
we hacksaw
you hacksaw
they hacksaw
Preterite
I hacksawed
you hacksawed
he/she/it hacksawed
we hacksawed
you hacksawed
they hacksawed
Present Continuous
I am hacksawing
you are hacksawing
he/she/it is hacksawing
we are hacksawing
you are hacksawing
they are hacksawing
Present Perfect
I have hacksawn
you have hacksawn
he/she/it has hacksawn
we have hacksawn
you have hacksawn
they have hacksawn
Past Continuous
I was hacksawing
you were hacksawing
he/she/it was hacksawing
we were hacksawing
you were hacksawing
they were hacksawing
Past Perfect
I had hacksawn
you had hacksawn
he/she/it had hacksawn
we had hacksawn
you had hacksawn
they had hacksawn
Future
I will hacksaw
you will hacksaw
he/she/it will hacksaw
we will hacksaw
you will hacksaw
they will hacksaw
Future Perfect
I will have hacksawn
you will have hacksawn
he/she/it will have hacksawn
we will have hacksawn
you will have hacksawn
they will have hacksawn
Future Continuous
I will be hacksawing
you will be hacksawing
he/she/it will be hacksawing
we will be hacksawing
you will be hacksawing
they will be hacksawing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hacksawing
you have been hacksawing
he/she/it has been hacksawing
we have been hacksawing
you have been hacksawing
they have been hacksawing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hacksawing
you will have been hacksawing
he/she/it will have been hacksawing
we will have been hacksawing
you will have been hacksawing
they will have been hacksawing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hacksawing
you had been hacksawing
he/she/it had been hacksawing
we had been hacksawing
you had been hacksawing
they had been hacksawing
Conditional
I would hacksaw
you would hacksaw
he/she/it would hacksaw
we would hacksaw
you would hacksaw
they would hacksaw
Past Conditional
I would have hacksawn
you would have hacksawn
he/she/it would have hacksawn
we would have hacksawn
you would have hacksawn
they would have hacksawn
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hacksaw - saw used with one hand for cutting metalhacksaw - saw used with one hand for cutting metal
saw - hand tool having a toothed blade for cutting
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Translations
مِنْشار معادِن
pilka na kov
nedstryger
fémfûrész
járnsög
pílka na kov
demir testeresi

hacksaw

[ˈhæksɔː] Nsierra f para metales
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

hacksaw

[ˈhæksɔː] nscie f à métaux
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

hacksaw

[ˈhækˌsɔː] nseghetto per metalli
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

hack

(hӕk) verb
1. to cut or chop up roughly. The butcher hacked the beef into large pieces.
2. to cut (a path etc) roughly. He hacked his way through the jungle; He hacked (out) a path through the jungle.
noun
1. a rough cut made in something. He marked the tree by making a few hacks on the trunk.
2. a horse, or in the United States, a car, for hire.
ˈhacker noun
1. a person who illegally gains access to information stored in other people's computers.
2. a computer enthusiast.
ˈhacking adjective
(of a cough) rough and dry. He has had a hacking cough for weeks.
ˈhacksaw noun
a saw for cutting metals.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
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