Definition of plain-saw in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈplānsô/

verb (past participle plain-sawed /-sôd/ or plain-sawn /-sôn/)

[with object]
Saw (timber) tangential to the growth rings, so that the rings make angles of less than 45° with the faces of the boards produced: [as adjective, in combination]: (-sawn) plain-sawn logs

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Syllabification: plain-saw

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