band saw


band saw
noun
an endless saw consisting of a toothed metal band that is driven around two wheels
Syn: ↑bandsaw
Hypernyms: ↑power saw, ↑saw, ↑sawing machine

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noun
: a saw in the form of an endless steel belt running over pulleys; also : a power sawing machine using this device — compare scroll saw

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Mach.
a saw consisting of an endless toothed steel band passing over two wheels.
[1860-65, Amer.]

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band saw,
a saw in the form of an endless steel belt running over two pulleys.

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noun, pl ⋯ saws [count]
: a type of powered saw that is used especially for making curved cuts in wood

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Band saw — Saw Saw, n. [OE. sawe, AS. sage; akin to D. zaag, G. s[ a]ge, OHG. sega, saga, Dan. sav, Sw. s[*a]g, Icel. s[ o]g, L. secare to cut, securis ax, secula sickle. Cf. {Scythe}, {Sickle}, {Section}, {Sedge}.] An instrument for cutting or dividing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Band saw — Band Band (b[a^]nd), n. [OE. band, bond, Icel. band; akin to G., Sw., & D. band, OHG. bant, Goth. bandi, Skr. bandha a binding, bandh to bind, for bhanda, bhandh, also to E. bend, bind. In sense 7, at least, it is fr. F. bande, from OHG. bant.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • band saw — band′ saw or band′saw n. bui a saw consisting of an endless toothed steel band passing over two wheels Etymology: 1860–65, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • band-saw — bandˈ saw noun An endless saw, a toothed steel belt • • • Main Entry: ↑band …   Useful english dictionary

  • band saw — ☆ band saw n. a power saw consisting of an endless toothed steel belt that runs over pulleys …   English World dictionary

  • Band saw — A band saw uses a blade consisting of a band of toothed metal, and may be powered by wind, water, steam, electrical motor or animal power. The band rides on two wheels rotating in the same plane. Band saws can be used for woodworking, metal… …   Wikipedia

  • band saw — Mach. a saw consisting of an endless toothed steel band passing over two wheels. [1860 65, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • band saw — noun Date: 1858 a saw in the form of an endless steel belt running over pulleys; also a power saw using this device usually with the blade in a vertical position …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • band saw — n. saw consisting of an endless toothed steel belt which passes over two wheels …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Band-saw — Ленточная пила …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии