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Definition of "circular saw" []

  • A power saw for cutting wood or metal consisting of a toothed disk rotated at high speed. Also called buzz saw. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "circular saw" in a sentence
  • "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."