from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A power saw for cutting wood or metal consisting of a toothed disk rotated at high speed. Also called buzz saw.
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- n. A power saw with a circular cutting blade, whose teeth rotate rapidly.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. See under Saw.
- n. a disk of steel with saw teeth upon its periphery, and revolved on an arbor.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a power saw that has a steel disk with cutting teeth on the periphery; rotates on a spindle
No, but it is that same circular saw with which Hawley Harvey carved up his spouse, et voici la plume de ma tante.
And the circular saw blade itself is a quarter-inch thick, so every four cuts you lose an inch of timber and generate mountains of sawdust, although not enough to interest a power-station in collecting it for burning as fuel.