circular saw

noun

Definition of circular saw

: a power saw with a circular cutting blade also : the blade itself

Examples of circular saw in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Recognized for innovations including the circular saw, flat broom and seeds sold in packets, the Shakers, whose members call themselves sisters and brothers, developed a particular skill for woodworking and cabinetmaking. New York Times, 23 Apr. 2022 To find the best circular saw for your needs, consider the following factors. Dan Diclerico, Good Housekeeping, 22 Apr. 2022 Use a circular saw or miter saw to cut enough 6 x 6 in. Andrew Freye, Popular Mechanics, 29 Oct. 2021 Trim the Pallets to Size Start by using a circular saw to cut two of the 40-in.-wide pallets down to 24 in. Andrew Freye, Popular Mechanics, 29 Oct. 2021 All vinyl siding and vinyl soffit and fascia can be cut with tin snips, a circular saw with a plywood blade, or by scoring it with a knife and breaking it. Merle Henkenius, Popular Mechanics, 12 July 2021 Make the shoulder cuts: With a power miter saw or a circular saw and a crosscut guide, cut four legs, nine seat boards, and 12 spacers to length. Neal Barrett, Popular Mechanics, 31 July 2021 Use a circular saw to make the angled cuts in the plywood blanks illustrated above. Ted Kilcommons, Popular Mechanics, 12 June 2021 Hilgendorf would ask Kris to identify the colors of wires and watch to make sure his circular saw was cutting straight. Katie Galioto, Star Tribune, 3 July 2021 See More

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First Known Use of circular saw

1817, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of circular saw was in 1817

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Last Updated

5 May 2022

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“Circular saw.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/circular%20saw. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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