Definition of sawmill in English:

sawmill

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Pronunciation: /ˈsɔːmɪl
 
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noun

  • A factory in which logs are sawn into planks or boards by machine.
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    • The courts did little to stop textile mills, machine shops, sawmills, chemical works, and similar businesses from polluting.
    • In colonial America, small streams powered rural grist mills and sawmills.
    • Along with a sawmill, power plant, and gypsum processing facility, Belledune is also home to one of the world's largest lead and zinc smelters.

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