saw set

noun

Definition of saw set

: an instrument used to set the teeth of saws

Examples of saw set in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web They were seen setting something in the road on fire when the truck approached. Fox News, "George Floyd death: The cities where people are protesting and rioting," 30 May 2020 Protesters could be seen setting fire to a Minneapolis Police Department jacket, according to the Associated Press. Jordan Culver, USA TODAY, "Minneapolis protests escalate as police precinct is set on fire and evacuated; Trump lashes out at looters on Twitter: What we know," 29 May 2020 Protesters could be seen setting fire to a Minneapolis Police Department jacket. Tim Sullivan, Anchorage Daily News, "Minneapolis protesters burn police precinct on third night of demonstrations over death of handcuffed man," 29 May 2020 Protesters could be seen setting fire to a Minneapolis Police Department jacket. Tim Sullivan And Amy Forliti, The Christian Science Monitor, "Minneapolis protests turn violent as mayor appeals for peace," 29 May 2020 Detectives were able to determine a 17-year-old friend of the family living in the area was seen setting the fire of the car and house. Carol Robinson | Crobinson@al.com, al, "Teen charged in shooting death of 12-year-old brother in Bessemer," 9 Apr. 2020 Soldiers can be seen setting up armed checkpoints and taking over petrol stations to ration fuel. Stefano Pozzebon, CNN, "Venezuela's doctors fear the worst as the coronavirus pandemic approaches," 26 Mar. 2020 At the table saw set up a standard 50-tooth combination blade and raise it to around 2 inches. Ricard Romanski, Popular Mechanics, "How To Build Your Very Own Indoor Firewood Rack," 8 Feb. 2020 In two other photos, the crew can be seen setting up around a number of other cars on the lot. Eric Todisco, PEOPLE.com, "Hopper's Car Spotted on Stranger Things Season 4 Set: Is He Still Alive?," 16 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of saw set

1846, in the meaning defined above

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“Saw set.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/saw%20set. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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