backsaw

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backsaw

[′bak‚sȯ]
(design engineering)
A fine-tooth saw with its upper edge stiffened by a metal rib to ensure straight cuts.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

backsaw

backsaw
A saw having a metal strip along its back to stiffen it; has many small teeth for fine, accurate sawing, as for miters.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.