saw set

noun

: an instrument used to set the teeth of saws

Examples of saw set in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This 10-piece hole saw set offers an impressive range of bit sizes for a lower price than similar diamond sets. Alex Rennie, Popular Mechanics, 26 Jan. 2023 They were seen setting something in the road on fire when the truck approached. Fox News, 30 May 2020 Protesters could be seen setting fire to a Minneapolis Police Department jacket, according to the Associated Press. Jordan Culver, USA TODAY, 29 May 2020 Protesters could be seen setting fire to a Minneapolis Police Department jacket. Tim Sullivan and Amy Forliti, The Christian Science Monitor, 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, 9 Apr. 2020 Soldiers can be seen setting up armed checkpoints and taking over petrol stations to ration fuel. Stefano Pozzebon, CNN, 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, 8 Feb. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1846, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of saw set was in 1846

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“Saw set.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/saw%20set. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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