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Definition of saw set in English:


A tool for setting the teeth of a saw so that they point in alternate directions.
Example sentences
  • Center a saw set over every other tooth and squeeze the handle.
  • However, it is questionable how many gentlemen or other amateurs would find a use for the saw set, bickiron, bevel, or mortise chisel included in the larger kits, whose size and completeness were apparently selling points.
  • There are sections that cover the function of a saw set and the identification of different types.

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Pronunciation: ɪˈnɒkjʊəs
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