Saws



noun
1.
a tool or device for cutting, typically a thin blade of metal with a series of sharp teeth.
2.
any similar tool or device, as a rotating disk, in which a sharp continuous edge replaces the teeth.
verb (used with object), sawed, sawed or sawn, sawing.
3.
to cut or divide with a saw.
4.
to form by cutting with a saw.
5.
to make cutting motions as if using a saw:
to saw the air with one’s hands.
6.
to work (something) from side to side like a saw.
verb (used without object), sawed, sawed or sawn, sawing.
7.
to use a saw.
8.
to cut with or as if with a saw.
9.
to cut as a saw does.
Idioms
10.
saw wood, Informal. to snore loudly while sleeping.
verb
1.
simple past tense of see1 .
noun
1.
a sententious saying; maxim; proverb:
He could muster an old saw for every occasion.
noun
1.
any of various hand tools for cutting wood, metal, etc, having a blade with teeth along one edge
2.
any of various machines or devices for cutting by use of a toothed blade, such as a power-driven circular toothed wheel or toothed band of metal
verb saws, sawing, sawed, sawed, sawn
3.
to cut with a saw
4.
to form by sawing
5.
to cut as if wielding a saw: to saw the air
6.
to move (an object) from side to side as if moving a saw
verb
1.
the past tense of see1
noun
1.
a wise saying, maxim, or proverb
abbreviation
1.
surface acoustic wave
saw
SAWS
Silent Attack Warning System
see: old saw

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