Pronunciation: sạ
imp.1.imp. of See.
1.Something said; speech; discourse.
2.A saying; a proverb; a maxim.
3.Dictate; command; decree.
[Love] rules the creatures by his powerful saw.
- Spenser.
1.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.
Band saw
See under Band, Crosscut, etc.
Circular saw
a disk of steel with saw teeth upon its periphery, and revolved on an arbor.
Saw bench
a bench or table with a flat top for for sawing, especially with a circular saw which projects above the table.
Saw file
a three-cornered file, such as is used for sharpening saw teeth.
Saw frame
the frame or sash in a sawmill, in which the saw, or gang of saws, is held.
Saw gate
a saw frame.
Saw gin
the form of cotton gin invented by Eli Whitney, in which the cotton fibers are drawn, by the teeth of a set of revolving circular saws, through a wire grating which is too fine for the seeds to pass.
Saw grass
(Bot.) any one of certain cyperaceous plants having the edges of the leaves set with minute sharp teeth, especially the Cladium Mariscus of Europe, and the Cladium effusum of the Southern United States. Cf. Razor grass, under Razor.
Saw log
a log of suitable size for sawing into lumber.
Saw mandrel
a mandrel on which a circular saw is fastened for running.
Saw pit
a pit over which timbor is sawed by two men, one standing below the timber and the other above.
Saw sharpener
(Zool.) the great titmouse; - so named from its harsh call note.
- Mortimer.
Saw whetter
(Zool.) the marsh titmouse (Parus palustris); - so named from its call note.
Scroll saw
a ribbon of steel with saw teeth upon one edge, stretched in a frame and adapted for sawing curved outlines; also, a machine in which such a saw is worked by foot or power.
v. t.1.To cut with a saw; to separate with a saw; as, to saw timber or marble.
[imp. Sawed ; p. p. Sawed or Sawn ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Sawing.]
2.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.
3.Also used figuratively; as, to saw the air.
v. i.1.To use a saw; to practice sawing; as, a man saws well.
2.To cut, as a saw; as, the saw or mill saws fast.
3.To be cut with a saw; as, the timber saws smoothly.
Noun1.saw - a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people
Synonyms: adage, byword, proverb
2.saw - hand tool having a toothed blade for cutting
3.Sawsaw - a power tool for cutting wood
Verb1.saw - cut with a saw; "saw wood for the fireplace"
To see or use a saw in your dream, indicates that you need to quit doing something. The dream may also be a pun on something you saw or are seeing. To see an electric saw in your dream, signifies your ability to get down to the core of the problem. You know how to get to the point quickly.Vandyke edge, adage, amputate, ana, analects, aphorism, apothegm, ax, axiom, backsaw, band saw, belt saw, bisect, bow, bow saw, bucksaw, butcher, buzz saw, byword, carve, catchword, chain saw, chop, circular saw, cleave, cockscomb, collected sayings, compass saw, coping saw, cordwood saw, crenation, crenelation, crenulation, crest, crosscut saw, current saying, cut, cut away, cut in two, cut off, deckle edge, denticulation, dentil, dentil band, diamond saw, dichotomize, dictate, dictum, dissever, distich, dogtooth, double-cut saw, dovetail saw, epigram, excise, expression, fiddle, fissure, frame saw, fretsaw, gash, gnome, golden saying, hack, hacksaw, halve, handsaw, helicoidal saw, hew, incise, jigsaw, keyhole saw, lance, maxim, meat saw, mill saw, moral, mot, motto, notching, oracle, panel saw, pare, phrase, pit saw, pithy saying, play violin, portable saw, power saw, precept, prescript, proverb, proverbial saying, proverbs, prune, pruning saw, rend, rickrack, ripsaw, rive, rock saw, saw knife, saw machine, saw teeth, saying, scallop, scissor, scrape, scribe saw, scroll saw, sentence, sententious expression, serration, sever, slash, slice, slit, sloka, snip, split, splitsaw, stock saying, sunder, sutra, table saw, teaching, tear, text, two-handed saw, verse, vertical saw, whipsaw, whittle, wire saw, wisdom, wisdom literature, wise saying, witticism, wood saw, word, words of wisdom
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Saw bench
Saw file
Saw frame
Saw gate
Saw gin
Saw grass
saw log
saw logs
Saw mandrel
Saw palmetto
Saw pit
saw set
Saw sharpener
Saw whetter
saw wood
Saw-billed widgeon
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