Definition of sawlog in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsôˌlôɡ/ Pronunciation: /-ˌläɡ/
(also saw log)


A felled tree trunk suitable for cutting up into timber.
Example sentences
  • In addition to sawlogs and veneer bolts, Larry can make four-foot pulp logs, which are collected and eventually shipped to a hardwood pulp mill in nearby Nackawic.
  • I can follow a narrow, winding path in hardwood and extract large, high value sawlogs without damaging the residual trees.
  • While the delimber has removed the quality sawlogs and peelers from the hardwood, the tangled mass of low-grade logs and tops left behind can be a challenging diet for the chipper infeed.

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Syllabification: saw·log

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