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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.
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.
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.
Warlow landed the conversion and the Welsh side were back in the match at 13-10 on 38 minutes, before a rush of blood to the head saw 19-year-old openside James Harris yellow carded for killing the ball.
Damn, man, so when was the last time this head saw a pair of scissors?
Winger Greg Hackett outstripped the cover on a 70-metre run for the only try of the game as Trinity Guild beat Old Warwickians 10-0 at Rowley Road in the first round of the Warwickshire Shield, while a late try from a scrum taken against the head saw Coventry Saracens snatch a 17-13 win over higher-ranked visitors Alcester.
Equipment at the business included a head saw, planner, splitting saw, cut-off saw, log peeler, comer saw, basket nailer and staples.
However, the Cheminis mill is set up so that its carriage and head saw operation can accommodate both metric and imperial, he said.