back saw

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n back saw a handsaw that is stiffened by metal reinforcement along the upper edge
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Usage

In literature:

Later, when he looked back at Lea he saw that her eyes were open, though she hadn't moved.
"Planet of the Damned" by Harry Harrison
She thought she saw him shiver as he stepped back a little.
"Tess of the Storm Country" by Grace Miller White
Just as he did this Dangler glanced back and saw them.
"The Rover Boys on the Farm" by Arthur M. Winfield (AKA Edward Stratemeyer)
As through a fog he saw the Mexican dance back to his corner to be received joyously by his seconds.
"Spring Street" by James H. Richardson
Just then, I saw emerging from its gate, and passing rapidly down the hill, a horse with a rider upon his back.
"The War Trail" by Mayne Reid
When we turned to go back we saw that the Indian had walked away, and now stood chatting easily and familiarly with Seguin.
"The Scalp Hunters" by Mayne Reid
For Richard leaned his back against the jamb of the open window, and she saw his face and all his poor figure in profile.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
He looked round and he saw the little mare looking back at him.
"The Children of Odin" by Padraic Colum
We saw the California steamer, ocean-bound, putting back to port.
"Life at Puget Sound: With Sketches of Travel in Washington Territory, British Columbia, Oregon and California" by Caroline C. Leighton
When the boy saw this, he changed himself from the squirrel back into a boy, and entered the lodge.
"Thirty Indian Legends" by Margaret Bemister
I saw his lip tremble in the effort he made to keep back his protests.
"Nobody's Boy" by Hector Malot
Despite himself, he frowned, and when she turned back towards the box she saw the frown still upon his face.
"The Candidate" by Joseph Alexander Altsheler
Back of the picture of the unloving and impatient son she saw that of an old woman worrying her life away in silent care.
"The Goose Man" by Jacob Wassermann
At the end of the road they looked back and saw it there.
"The Creators" by May Sinclair
She saw him getting back before night, she laughed, when he protested.
"Frank of Freedom Hill" by Samuel A. Derieux
He saw, too, that Cazotte and the others were ready to back him up.
"The Riflemen of the Ohio" by Joseph A. Altsheler
Bradley went back to his wood-sawing and soon finished the job.
"A Spoil of Office" by Hamlin Garland
She turned back and waved her hand to them when she had reached the land above the shore, and saw them push off their boat and row away.
"A Little Maid of Province Town" by Alice Turner Curtis
I saw that my horse had his feed and water and led him back to the cabin, and gave my weapons their daily overhauling.
"A Virginia Scout" by Hugh Pendexter
The two men looked back, saw Belle coming and parted to let her pass.
"Rim o' the World" by B. M. Bower
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In poetry:

And then by chance he looked below,
And saw a stack
Of his own work,—speechless with woe
He came not back.
"Poor Poet" by Robert W Service
But shortly quavered back its note,
And, hovering into sight,
I saw it, homeward sinking, float
Over its nest of night.
"A Question Answered" by Alfred Austin
Then in it came him Brown Robin,
Frae hunting O the deer;
But whan he saw the king was there,
He started back for fear.
"Rose The Red And White Lily" by Andrew Lang
But her soul went back to its child-time; she saw
the sun o'erflow
With gold the Basin of Minas, and set over
Gaspereau;
"Marguerite" by John Greenleaf Whittier
His father saw him coming back,
He saw, and ran, and smiled;
And threw his arms around the neck
Of his rebellious child.
"The Prodigal Son" by John Newton
The fisher's back was to them turn'd,
The squire his dagger drew,
Hans saw his shadow in the lake,
The boat he overthrew.
"The Battle of Sempach" by Sir Walter Scott

In news:

It seems we just saw children heading back to school in August and suddenly realize Thanksgiving is next week.
When Jim Shellito saw the terrible crash Tuesday afternoon, it brought back memories of his nearly identical accident three years ago.
Back in 1973, George Morse, the founder of Prowler Aviation, saw the need for an alternative aircraft powerplant that was economical, lightweight, powerful, efficient, and wouldn't break the bank at overhaul time.
After buying the medal, the owner saw a name inscribed on the back.
It was 50 degrees warmer than it was back in my hometown of Portland, and when I walked outside, I saw an elephant walking down the street.
Kellie Rasberry couldn't stop crying when she saw a heartwarming movie that hit close to home…So we went back in time to listen in on what she probably sounded like in the movie theater.
On my way to work a while back I saw a solitary picketer at the corner of Camp Bowie Boulevard and Cherry Lane.
Next year should be just as successful with about 15 returning players who saw significant action back for the 2013 season.
The last time residents of Marietta and Washington County saw the Nina and the Pinta were-well, back in 2009 when the pair of replica ships last docked at Marietta Harbor.
He had occasionally moonlighted as a cab driver back when he was a cop, and he saw an opportunity.
ST MARYS — After coming back from a game down less than two days prior, the Punxsy volleyball team saw its fortunes reverse on Saturday afternoon in the PIAA sub-regional playoffs in St Marys.
Within a week I saw two movies revolving around the Islamic Revolution, the moment in 1979 when the Iranian people gave the boot to the Shah, a much-hated, U.S.-backed oppressive bastard.
He's won back his ex-girlfriend in the aftermath of a naked photo scandal that saw him cavorting with another girl.
UK will have a crowded backfield this season with four running back s who saw action last season returning.
Wichita Falls saw a bit of a dip in sales tax revenues for May over the same period a year earlier, but it wasn't enough to set it back for the fiscal year.
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In science:

After the fibers have been sealed into the optical connectors on the back plate, they have been cut with a diamong string-saw, and the connector surface hand polished.
The CDF MiniPlug Calorimeters
P by applying the functor τ −1 , as we saw above, do the exchange there, and translate the resulting slice back using τ .
Mutation of Auslander generators
When the final step is taken to map back to the original axes (the lower left panel), this concentration of data points spreads out across a range of values for stellar mass and creates the impression of constant star formation rate that we saw in Fig. 1.
Star formation trends in high-redshift galaxy surveys: the elephant or the tail?
In other words, a SAW from s1 would rather go elsewhere than back to s0 .
Intracluster Moves for Constrained Discrete-Space MCMC
This is pulls back to a differential on W , and we saw in Section 6.2 that KW ∼= (pf )∗K 7 .
Langlands duality and G2 spectral curves
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