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scroll saw

noun

Simple Definition of scroll saw

  • : a machine that has a narrow blade for cutting curves and decorative patterns in wood, metal, plastic, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of scroll saw

  1. 1 :  fretsaw

  2. 2 :  a machine saw with a table for supporting the material and a narrow vertically reciprocating blade for cutting curved lines or ornamental openwork patterns


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