power saw

Definitions of power saw
  1. noun
    a power tool for cutting wood
    synonyms: saw, sawing machine
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    band saw, bandsaw
    an endless saw consisting of a toothed metal band that is driven around two wheels
    chain saw, chainsaw
    portable power saw; teeth linked to form an endless chain
    buzz saw, circular saw
    a power saw that has a steel disk with cutting teeth on the periphery; rotates on a spindle
    a power saw that has several parallel blades making simultaneous cuts
    fretsaw, jigsaw, scroll saw
    fine-toothed power saw with a narrow blade; used to cut curved outlines
    jigsaw, reciprocating saw, saber saw
    a portable power saw with a reciprocating blade; can be used with a variety of blades depending on the application and kind of cut; generally have a plate that rides on the surface that is being cut
    a large sawing machine
    portable circular saw, portable saw
    a circular saw that is portable and is operated with a hand grip
    table saw
    a circular saw mounted under a table or bench so that the blade of the saw projects up through a slot
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    power tool
    a tool driven by a motor
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