Definition of ripsaw in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈripsô/


A coarse saw for cutting wood along the grain.
Example sentences
  • A ripsaw cuts on the forward stroke rather than the backstroke.
  • To safely use a ripsaw, draw a straight line on the wood member you are cutting, making sure that it is in approximately the same direction as the wood's grain.

Words that rhyme with ripsaw


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Syllabification: rip·saw

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