• Sawing Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Saw

• Saw Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. i.) To cut, as a saw; as, the saw or mill saws fast.
  2. (v. t.) Dictate; command; decree.
  3. (v. t.) To form by cutting with a saw; as, to saw boards or planks, that is, to saw logs or timber into boards or planks; to saw shingles; to saw out a panel.
  4. (v. t.) A saying; a proverb; a maxim.
  5. (v. t.) To cut with a saw; to separate with a saw; as, to saw timber or marble.
  6. () imp. of See.
  7. (v. i.) To be cut with a saw; as, the timber saws smoothly.
  8. (v. t.) Also used figuratively; as, to saw the air.
  9. (v. i.) To use a saw; to practice sawing; as, a man saws well.
  10. (v. t.) Something said; speech; discourse.
  11. (n.) An instrument for cutting or dividing substances, as wood, iron, etc., consisting of a thin blade, or plate, of steel, with a series of sharp teeth on the edge, which remove successive portions of the material by cutting and tearing.
  12. (imp.) of See

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