circular saw

noun

Definition of circular saw

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

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At the center of Pete's projects was a gigantic1950s Skil circular saw, the very embodiment of the American power tool. Roy Berendsohn, Popular Mechanics, "An Ode to the Circular Saw," 6 June 2014 The tools included a chipping hammer, circular saw and others. Bob Dohr, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Franklin police report: Man runs naked into motel lobby to report armed robbery," 24 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of circular saw

1817, in the meaning defined above

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circular saw

noun

English Language Learners Definition of circular saw

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

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