Definition of sawdust in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsôˌdəst/


Powdery particles of wood produced by sawing.
Example sentences
  • Some are made from coal, wood, or sawdust, while others are made from peach pits, olive pits, or coconut shells.
  • Burning the wood or using its sawdust and ash is also strongly discouraged.
  • Fill nursery flats or wood boxes with dry peat moss, sawdust, or wood shavings.

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Syllabification: saw·dust

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