HyperDic: saw

English > 4 senses of the word saw:
VERBcontactsawcut with a saw
NOUNcommunicationsaw, proverb, adage, byworda condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people
artifactsawhand tool having a toothed blade for cutting
artifactsaw, power saw, sawing machinea power tool for cutting wood
saw > pronunciation
Soundssao'
Rhymesbacksaw ... whipsaw: 13 rhymes with sao...
English > saw: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people.
Synonymsproverb, adage, byword
Broadersaying, expression, locutionA word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations
Spanishadagio, aforismo, dicho, proverbio, refrán, sentencia
Catalanadagi, dita, parèmia, proverbi, refrany
English > saw: 4 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaninghand tool having a toothed blade for cutting.
PartssawtoothA serration on a saw blade
toothSomething resembling the tooth of an animal
NarrowerbucksawA saw that is set in a frame in the shape of an H
crown sawA saw having teeth around the edge of a hollow cylinder
folding sawA saw with a toothed blade that folds into a handle (the way a pocketknife folds)
hacksaw, hack saw, metal sawSaw used with one hand for cutting metal
handsaw, hand saw, carpenter's sawA saw used with one hand for cutting wood
two-handed saw, whipsaw, two-man saw, lumberman's sawA saw with handles at both ends
Broaderhand toolA tool used with workers' hands
Spanishsierra
Catalanserra
Verbssawcut with a saw
English > saw: 4 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA power tool for cutting wood.
Synonymspower saw, sawing machine
PartstoothSomething resembling the tooth of an animal
Narrowerbandsaw, band sawAn endless saw consisting of a toothed metal band that is driven around two wheels
chain saw, chainsawportable power saw
circular saw, buzz sawA power saw that has a steel disk with cutting teeth on the periphery
gangsawA power saw that has several parallel blades making simultaneous cuts
jigsaw, scroll saw, fretsawfine-toothed power saw with a narrow blade
saber saw, jigsaw, reciprocating sawA portable power saw with a reciprocating blade
sawmillA large sawing machine
Broaderpower toolA tool driven by a motor
Spanishmotosierra, sierra mecánica, sierra
Catalanserra mecànica
Verbssawcut with a saw
English > saw: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningcut with a saw.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"saw wood for the fireplace"
NarrowerwhipsawSaw with a whipsaw
Broadercutseparate with or as if with an instrument
Spanishaserrar, serrar
Catalanserrar, xerracar
Nounssawhand tool having a toothed blade for cutting
sawa power tool for cutting wood
sawyerone who is employed to saw wood

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