saw set

noun

Definition of saw set 

: an instrument used to set the teeth of saws

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Claude Panis said lifeguards were seeing sets reaching nearly 7 feet Tuesday afternoon. Hannah Fry, latimes.com, "South Pacific storm sends sizable surf to Huntington and Newport," 23 May 2018 Don't forget to check Billboard Dance's picks for must-see sets of the weekend. Kat Bein, Billboard, "Watch the EDC Las Vegas 2018 Live Stream," 17 May 2018 At a February public hearing in the city, a resident questioned snares seen set up along the dunes. Avalon R. Zoppo, Philly.com, "Foxes are disappearing from this Shore town, and residents finally know why," 27 Apr. 2018 An evening focused on youthful R&B will see sets from Chris Brown, SZA and Ella Mai. Gerrick D. Kennedy, latimes.com, "Chris Brown, SZA, LL Cool J to headline 2018 BET Experience," 11 Apr. 2018 The moon was also seen setting over the Empire State building. Ashley May, USA TODAY, "Incredible images of the rare blue blood moon," 31 Jan. 2018 Officers were seen setting up a tent over the son's memorial stone before apparently placing items in several yellow barrels. Deutsche Welle, USA TODAY, "U.K. says it is too early to pin blame in Skripal poisoning," 10 Mar. 2018

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1846, in the meaning defined above

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