radial saw


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ra′dial saw′


n.
a cantilevered circular saw adjustable at various angles to the length of the work and to the perpendicular.
[1950–55]
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According to the lawsuit, NewView hired him as a machine operator, and assigned him to build wooden chocks using an electric radial saw. The work assignment went awry, however, when Theis "right hand and arm came into contact with the saw blade and [were] severed," his suit says.
As the thunk of the nail gun and the scream of the radial saw have become the background music for my life, I have seen more and more materials go into our new house: wood from cedar, locust, cypress, and pine trees, metal mined from the ground, glues and finishes concocted from mysterious combinations of earth's elements.
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