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band saw

noun, Machinery
1.
a saw consisting of an endless toothed steel band passing over two wheels.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65, Americanism
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band saw

noun
1.
a power-operated saw consisting of an endless toothed metal band running over and driven by two wheels
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