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hacksaw

a handsaw for cutting metal, with a hard-steel blade in a frame under tension

Hacksaw

 

(1) A handsaw in which a blade is the working member. A hacksaw for metalworking consists of a frame with a replaceable saw blade fastened to it. A hacksaw for cutting wood has a handle fastened to one end of a wedge-shaped blade. Hacksaws are also used for cutting other materials.

(2) A portable machine tool with a saw blade as the working member and with electric or pneumatic drive.

hacksaw

[′hak‚sȯ]
(engineering)
A hand or power tool consisting of a fine-toothed blade held in tension in a bow-shaped frame; used for cutting metal, wood, and other hard materials.

hacksaw

A saw having a blade (typically fine-toothed) which is supported in an adjustable metal frame; used for cutting metals.
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