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a motor-driven saw, usually portable, in which the cutting teeth form links in a continuous chain
chain saw[′chān ‚sȯ]
A gasoline-powered saw for felling and bucking timber, operated by one person; has cutting teeth inserted in a sprocket chain that moves rapidly around the edge of an oval-shaped blade.
A power-driven saw, usually hand-held, for cutting wood; a protruding arm carries an endless chain, into which the cutting teeth are set.