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gang saw

[′gaŋ ‚sȯ]
(mechanical engineering)
A steel frame in which thin, parallel saws are arranged to operate simultaneously in cutting logs.

gang saw

A powered assemblage of parallel reciprocating saw blades; used to cut a quarry block into slabs; generally utilizes a loose abrasive material with water, or diamond or tungsten carbide blade inserts, to effect the cutting.
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In Sawmills 1 and 3, the head saw converted logs into cants, and then a resaw was used to saw the cants into lumber.
After a brief period when Blackwood were on the attack a take against the head saw Elin Evans force herself through the gap to score and this was followed by a quickly taken penalty which gave Bailey her second try and conversion.
Field Head saw off opponents Stocks Lane United at Royds Hall with Dan Wright grabbing four goals and he was supported by Richard Taylor (2) and one for Luke Gilman.
The Irishman bagged the only goal with an astute finish before a rush of blood to the head saw him down Andrew Taylor with a wild tackle and earn a booking.
Sure enough in the next round a flurry of blows to Brancalion's head saw the referee stop the contest and make Cleverly the new European champion.
The whole episode was caught on the casino's CCTV; as soon as the establishment's security head saw it, he called the Boys in Blue.
Damn, man, so when was the last time this head saw a pair of scissors?
However, the Cheminis mill is set up so that its carriage and head saw operation can accommodate both metric and imperial, he said.
On the Saturday, the Pier Head saw the Turn Up the Radio event with headliners JLS joined by acts like Little Mix.
Two weeks later a lobsterpot fisherman near Tintagel Head saw what looked like a great white in his ropes.
Mr Crabtree, who has been in the teaching profession for 35, was thrilled his final year as head saw his school achieve its highest GCSE pass rate.
A rare strike against the head saw Liam Tai Hogan level the scores with an unconverted try.