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kerf

 (kûrf)
n.
1. A groove or notch made by a cutting tool, such as a saw or an axe.
2. The width of a groove made by a cutting tool.

[Middle English, from Old English cyrf, a cutting; see gerbh- in Indo-European roots.]

kerf

(kɜːf)
n
the cut made by a saw, axe, etc
[Old English cyrf a cutting; related to Old English ceorfan to carve]

kerf

(kɜrf)

n.
a cut or incision made by a saw or the like in a piece of wood.
[before 1000; Middle English kerf, kirf, Old English cyrf a cutting]
carf, kerf - A cut or notch in timber is a carf or kerf—which are also used to describe the width of such a cut.
See also related terms for notch.
Translations

kerf

nKerbe f, → Einschnitt m
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The openings need drip edges, end dams, back dams and slopes and kerfs.
A new KR' handsaw was used to make three types of saw marks: false start scratches, false start kerfs, and sectioned cuts.
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Kerfs were cut 5 mm wide to a depth of 1/3 the thickness or diameter of square and round timbers, respectively, with a portable hand circular saw.
The saw blades are available for double arbor and quad arbor machines, now with kerfs as small as 1.
Camera (color), Jack Messitt; editor, Mark Rees; music, Josef Peters, Willie Aron; music supervisor, Cathy Duncan; production designer, Kurt Rigolle; art director, Chris Lievens; set decorators, Inge Kerfs, Naomi Kerkohove; costume designer, Lorette Meus; sound (Dolby Digital), Johan Maertens; assistant director, Bill Kirk; casting, Joe Adams, Leen Verheilst; Reviewed on DVD, San Francisco, March 13, 2007.
Quadratic means of upper and lower erosion base width, that has been found out, by measuring at five equidistant points along the kerfs are shown in the Fig.