Definición de sawyer en inglés:

sawyer

Silabificación: saw·yer
Pronunciación: /ˈsôyər
 
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sustantivo

  • 1A person who saws timber for a living.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Opponents believe it's all a spin to provide more even-aged timber for the sawyers.
    • He eventually secured a job as a sawyer with an Edinburgh timber merchant, which gave him the means to support a wife and three small children.
    • Not only were numerous loggers, sawyers, and other timber industry employees injured (with a few being killed), but tens of thousands were put out of jobs.
  • 2US An uprooted tree floating in a river but held fast at one end.
    [with allusion to the trapped log's movement up and down]
  • 3A large longhorn beetle whose larvae bore tunnels in the wood of injured or recently felled trees, producing an audible chewing sound.
    • Genus Monochamus, family Cerambycidae
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The pine sawyers are wood borers and emerge throughout the summer months as adults carrying the nematode from infested or non-infested pine trees.
    • The pinewood nematode is transmitted from pine to pine by an insect vector, the pine sawyer.

Origen

Middle English (earlier as sawer): from the noun saw1 + -yer.

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