Pit saw - definition of pit saw by The Free Dictionary
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pit·saw also pit saw (pĭt′sô′)
A large saw for cutting logs, operated jointly by a person standing above the log and another in a pit underneath.
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However, by 2015 states with a PIT saw
tax revenues grow faster than states without a PIT.
Using an aerial cable car, the cut trees are slid down to the valley bottom, where they are hand sawn, with a traditional pit saw
, into three-metre-long beams.
Desperation tactics on the Snake Pit saw
Conroy make a midmatch dash for the ``butty bar'', for a snack to entice the fish.