noun, plural sawteeth
[saw-teeth] /ˈsɔˌtiθ/ (Show IPA)
one of the cutting teeth of a saw.
any of the small parallel roof structures forming a sawtooth roof.
having a zigzag profile, similar to that of the cutting edge of a saw; sawtoothed; serrate:
a sawtooth mountain range.
(of a waveform) having an amplitude that varies linearly with time between two values, the interval in one direction often being much greater than the other
having or generating such a waveform
adjective 1. having pointing resembling the edge of a saw. 2. serrate.
noun 1. a roof composed of a series of small parallel roofs of triangular cross section, usually asymmetrical with the shorter slope glazed.
- Saw-whet owl
[saw-hwet, -wet] /ˈsɔˌʰwɛt, -ˌwɛt/ noun 1. a very small North American owl, Aegolius acadicus, having streaked, brown plumage and lacking ear tufts.
noun 1. a perennial Old World plant, Serratula tinctoria, having serrated leaves that yield a yellow dye: family Asteraceae (composites)