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chain saw

a motor-driven saw, usually portable, in which the cutting teeth form links in a continuous chain

chain saw

[′chān ‚sȯ]
(mechanical engineering)
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.

chain saw

chain saw
A power-driven saw, usually hand-held, for cutting wood; a protruding arm carries an endless chain, into which the cutting teeth are set.
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