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saw-toothed

(sô′to͞otht′)
adj.
1. Having teeth resembling the teeth of a saw: saw-toothed sharks.
2. often saw·tooth (-to͞oth′) Having a jagged or zigzag pattern, outline, or course; serrate: a saw-toothed mountain range; a sawtooth curve.

sawtooth

(ˈsɔːˌtuːθ)
adj
1. (Electronics) (of a waveform) having an amplitude that varies linearly with time between two values, the interval in one direction often being much greater than the other
2. (Electronics) having or generating such a waveform

saw•tooth

(ˈsɔˌtuθ)

n., pl. -teeth (-ˌtiθ)

adj. n.
1. one of the cutting teeth of a saw.
adj.
2. having a zigzag profile, like that of the cutting edge of a saw; serrate.
[1595–1605]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sawtooth - a serration on a saw blade
saw - hand tool having a toothed blade for cutting
serration - a single notch in a row of notches; "one of the serrations was broken off"
Translations

sawtooth

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