Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

circular saw

noun

Simple Definition of circular saw

  • : a tool used for cutting wood that has a sharp round blade which is spun quickly by a motor

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of circular saw

  1. :  a power saw with a circular cutting blade; also :  the blade itself

1817

First Known Use of circular saw

1817


Learn More about circular saw


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up circular saw? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to destroy or remove completely

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

two-chairs-on-a-pier-by-the-ocean-in-summer

Which of the following words means “of or relating to summer”?

hiemal brumal estival vernal
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ