from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A saw consisting of a tough, fine-toothed blade stretched taut in a frame, used for cutting metal.
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- n. A saw, with a blade that is put under tension, for cutting metal
- v. To cut with a hacksaw.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. saw used with one hand for cutting metal
A comparison of the tool marks showed that both it and the hacksaw were the same tools used to create the trap at the bus stop, and the boots were the same brand and size too.
I think the "hacksaw" is a lighter ... for No Smoking.
Aliodor looked for a hacksaw to cut her free, but she died in front of him.
Nicknamed “Doc” and “the Surgeon,” he kept a hacksaw and butcher knife in a bag and referred to them as his “tools.”
The pits furnish a bit of counterpoint crudity to Ms. Bontecou's unrelenting elegance: The lumberyard red ends of the pine two-by-sixes are left showing, and a hacksaw blade lies, as if forgotten, on top.
In desperation, I attempted to detach part of Frankenloaf and sample it, but it resisted every tool at my disposal and now I need a new hacksaw.
Others have writer friends who lend them a hacksaw on occasion.
Fergus Bannon, when not performing neurosurgical interventions with the aid of a hacksaw, dowsing rod and amphetamine-soaked surgical mask, has been known to write for publications such as Interzone, Territories, West Coast Magazine and Shipbuilding.
Select a straight or gently curved antler section that comfortably fills the hand and cut to length with a hacksaw (some knife makers like to use the antler button for the butt).
 Eliminate the grip above the reel and cut off unneeded threads from the end of the reel seat (b) with a hacksaw.