Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling a saw (cutting tool) or some aspect of one.

Etymologies

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saw +‎ -like

Examples

  • The repeated sequence at the heart of this presentation consists of isolated arm- and hand-dominated movements, including a sawlike crossing of the hands punctuated by the dancers' hisses, underscoring the "in your face" tone of the activity.

    'Movement-Based' Choreography

  • If it was someone or some thing that you sawlike a visit to a museum that had an influence on you, could you cite an example of the moment that you decided to become an artist?

    Art School, I'm confident I can get there!!, Part 4.

  • If it was someone or some thing that you sawlike a visit to a museum that had an influence on you, could you cite an example of the moment that you decided to become an artist?

    Art School, I'm confident I can get there, Part 2

  • Sierras, whose sawlike points had been in sight for many miles.

    A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

  • The muffled pop-pop-pop of the artillery followed by a faint boom continued even as the sun dropped below the rugged, sawlike silhouette of the silver peaks and the wan crescent of the new moon rose drowsily, casting only a sliver of light.

    String Theory, Book 3: Evolution

  • Moist, dark eyes behind horn-rimmed glasses, thin cheeks and sawlike cheekbones, liver-spotted hands trembling as he raised one and shoved his glasses higher on his nose.

    Hunter,Healer[SequeltoTheSociety]

  • That sawlike catch is what gives us all confidence in elevators and the courage to jack up a car to change a tire.

    No Uncertain Terms

  • That sawlike catch is what gives us all confidence in elevators and the courage to jack up a car to change a tire.

    No Uncertain Terms

  • That sawlike catch is what gives us all confidence in elevators and the courage to jack up a car to change a tire.

    No Uncertain Terms

  • Far inland, and tinged light-blue by distance, rose the sharp, jagged, and sawlike crests of El – Sharaf, under which the Hajj-caravan wends its weary way, thus escaping the mountains which dip perpendicularly into the sea.

    The Land of Midian

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