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resaw

[v. ree-saw; n. ree-saw] /v. riˈsɔ; n. ˈriˌsɔ/
verb (used with object), resawed, resawed or resawn, resawing.
1.
to saw again.
noun
2.
Lumbering. a machine for cutting logs into lumber.
Origin of resaw
1910-1915
1910-15; re- + saw1
Related forms
resawyer
[ree-saw-yer, -soi-er] /riˈsɔ yər, -ˈsɔɪ ər/ (Show IPA),
resawer, noun
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  • When thin boards are desired it is often economical to buy inch stuff and have it resawn.

    Handwork in Wood William Noyes
  • Any of these may be dressed down to thinner boards, or resawn on a special band-saw.

    Handwork in Wood William Noyes
  • The use of resawn used mill framing obtained from demolition companies is recommended in order to obtain straight grain.

    The Fairfax County Courthouse Ross D. Netherton

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