band saw

noun
|Updated on: 8 Jul 2018

Definition of band saw

: 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

bandsaw

or band-saw transitive verb

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First Known Use of band saw

1856

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  • : a type of powered saw that is used especially for making curved cuts in wood


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