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Definition of buzz saw in English:

noun

North American term for circular saw.
Example sentences
  • They can power an irrigation pump or a buzz saw for bucking firewood.
  • Even a draft such as this, tailored to modern needs, would run into a buzz saw of criticism - from nervous parents, the higher-education lobby, and libertarians of both the left and right who would see it as a form of ‘slavery.’
  • However, it quickly ran into a buzz saw of resistance from the increasingly powerful House Republicans, who derided it as an example of costly, unnecessary government bureaucracy.

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