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miter saw[′mīd·ər ‚sȯ]
A hollow-ground saw in diameters from 6 to 16 inches (15.24 to 40.64 centimeters), used for cutting off and mitering on light stock such as moldings and cabinet work.
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A deep saw with a stiffening piece along the upper edge or back; often used in adjustable miter boxes.
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