Definition of bandsaw in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbandsô/
(also band saw)


An endless saw, consisting of a steel band with a serrated edge running over wheels.
Example sentences
  • The tools used comprise the usual suspects: hoists, tongs, routers, chainsaws, bandsaws and chisels.
  • Need to cut a length of tube steel out in the scrap pile, but don't want to dig the steel out and haul it to a shop bandsaw?
  • At the heart of most shops, you can find a heavy-duty table saw or bandsaw, a thickness planer, and a jointer.

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Syllabification: band·saw

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