saw-cut

saw-cut

[′sȯ ‚kət]
(geology)
A large canyon that cuts abruptly across a terrace, so that it is visible only from locations near its edge.
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References in classic literature ?
The words were in English - the tinny, saw-cut English of the native-bred, and the Chaplain jumped.
The joint in each aisle was saw-cut and a clear protective sealant applied.
These coated abrasive belts are used for applications including decorative finishes on metal surfaces; grinding, deburring and flash removal on saw-cut parts, edge blending; cleaning; smoothing metal, plastic and wood; removing tool marks and forging scale; finishing prior to painting/plating and grinding gates off castings.
Traditionally, asphalt concrete that must be removed because of deterioration or utility work is saw-cut and excavated with a backhoe.
Raw material costs are often reduced because rough hot-rolled and saw-cut stock can be used in place of pre-milled pieces.
The titanium teeth shown in the inset photo are designed to saw-cut and grind street materials into 1/2-inch size particles.