Definition of sawtooth
: having serrations : arranged or having parts arranged like the teeth of a saw a sawtooth roof
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Sawtooth shovels have fang-like teeth to cut through roots and compacted soil.
Around every turn are sawtooth rock formations or remnants of the vast forests that once blanketed the mountaintops.
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