Definition of Crosscut saw

1. Noun. Handsaw that cuts at right angles to the grain (or major axis).

Exact synonyms: Crosscut Handsaw, Cutoff Saw
Generic synonyms: Carpenter's Saw, Hand Saw, Handsaw



Definition of Crosscut saw

1. Noun. A handsaw used to cut wood across the grain ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crosscut Saw

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crosscut saw (current term)
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Literary usage of Crosscut saw

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"The prosecuting witness, Rowland, testified that when he hired defendant as tie chopper defendant said he did not have a crosscut saw, broad axe, ..."

2. Modern Shop Practice: A General Reference Work by Howard Monroe Raymond, American Technical Society (1917)
"crosscut saw. The crosscut saw really severs or cuts the fibers of the wood ... A crosscut saw for ordinary work should have 5 or 6 points to the inch; ..."

3. Manual Training for Common Schools: An Organized Course in Wood-working by Eldreth Gordon Allen, Fassett Allen Cotton (1910)
"Shape of crosscut saw teeth. get a smooth, clean cut, as at a, only at right angles to the ... An examination of the handsaw or crosscut saw teeth (Fig. ..."

4. A French-English Military Technical Dictionary by Cornélis De Witt Willcox (1899)
"... crosscut saw; donner du chemin à une •—, to set a saw; donner la voie à ... compass Haw; trait de , kerf of a saw; • de tra rem. crosscut saw; ..."

5. The Edison Monthly by New York Edison Company (1916)
"... single end 2 to 15 8-in crosscut saw 1 12-in crosscut saw 20-in crosscut saw 7.5 30-in crosscut saw 15 8-in rip saw 30-in rip saw 20 15-in rip saw Small ..."

6. The World Book: Organized Knowledge in Story and Picture edited by Michael Vincent O'Shea, Ellsworth D. Foster, George Herbert Locke (1917)
"A crosscut saw, chiefly used in cutting logs, is about eight feet long and ... These operate on the principle of the crosscut saw, but are short and are ..."

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