Definition of sawmill in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsôˌmil/


A factory in which logs are sawed into lumber by machine.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: saw·mill

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