band saw

Definitions

  • Band-Saw
    Band-Saw
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n band saw an endless saw consisting of a toothed metal band that is driven around two wheels
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Large band saw Large band saw

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Band saw a saw in the form of an endless steel belt, with teeth on one edge, running over wheels.
    • Band saw See under Band Crosscut, etc.
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Usage

In literature:

As he did so, he looked up and saw Angel Gonzales and his band coming down the trail.
"Across the Mesa" by Jarvis Hall
A band of workmen, who were sawing down a toadstool, rushed away, leaving their tools behind them.
"Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens" by J. M. Barrie
A band of workmen, who were sawing down a toadstool, rushed away, leaving their tools behind them.
"Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens" by J. M. Barrie
The whole band leaped up raving, and saw us, and fired.
"The Dodge Club" by James De Mille
Over and over again he saw the shrunken band of women and children crying that Uya was a lion.
"Tales of Space and Time" by Herbert George Wells
But now Jesse saw the band of goats apparently take alarm at something.
"The Young Alaskans in the Rockies" by Emerson Hough
Great was his astonishment when he saw his young master with a band of armed men behind him.
"Tales From Scottish Ballads" by Elizabeth W. Grierson
The most gray wolves I ever saw in a band was five.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
I saw a young woman seated at a flat-topped desk, with a gold-banded fountain-pen in her fingers, checking over a column of figures.
"The Prairie Child" by Arthur Stringer
Then I saw that they were not the men I had thought, after all, but a band of Sioux Indians.
"Track's End" by Hayden Carruth
Then we saw emerge from the temple a third band of performers.
"The Unknown Life of Jesus Christ" by Nicolas Notovitch
With a shiver of cold fear he saw that there were now three of the bands: one toward Neptune, one toward Saturn, and one toward the sun.
"Raiders of the Universes" by Donald Wandrei
I saw the lights of Miko's band down there.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, May, 1930" by Various
On the third day of the voyage they saw a coffin with iron bands floating on the waves.
"The Russian Garland" by Various
Here he saw no girls with the head bands for their burden of water bottles as in Tusayan.
"The Flute of the Gods" by Marah Ellis Ryan
Indians were all about through the woods, and once while out playing Anna saw a band of them going towards her home.
"Modern Americans" by Chester Sanford
A black band (they saw) might protect them from the Mataafas, not from undiscriminating shots.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 17 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Running to the stockade and peering out through the loopholes, the startled white men saw before them a small band of Indians.
"Scouting with Daniel Boone" by Everett T. Tomlinson
Soon I saw a small band of mounted men dash straight to Suomar's dwelling.
"A Captive of the Roman Eagles" by Felix Dahn
They saw a band of light swing across the ground, then steady.
"A Yankee Flier with the R.A.F." by Rutherford G. Montgomery
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In poetry:

He saw the fairest of the fair,
But smiled alike on all;
No band his roving foot might snare,
No ring his hand enthrall.
"Agnes" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
"While in cavalcade, with band and blade,
Came Marshals, Princes, Kings;
And the town was theirs…. Ay, as simple maid,
My mother saw these things!
"Leipzig" by Thomas Hardy
Daughter of want and wrong and woe,
I saw thee with thy sister-band,
Snatched from the whirlpoolâs narrowing flow
By Mercyâs strong yet trembling hand.
"Avis" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Now whether that the mother in this light
Stood yearning for her treasure in our hands,
Or whether God saw fitting in His might
To reunite again the broken bands
"The Mother And The Angel" by Alexander Anderson
I saw thy raven hair
Bound by a jewell'd band,
And many a circlet fair
Was on thy beauteous hand,
And a bright chain of Ophir's gold
Was round that neck of Phidian mould.
"Hebrew Melody" by Mary Anne Browne
And when they saw me puzzled stand,
The mighty throng did clap their hands,
Saying "welcome."
And all the mystery passed away,
The band cried out "you're here to stay,
This is heaven!"
"Time—Eternity. The Saint's Departure." by Frank Barbour Coffin

In news:

Art-rock duo Mr Gnome is on a roll 2011 saw the band release its third full-length, Madness In Miniature, which garnered much praise including a "Band To Watch" nod from Rolling Stone.
LENOX®, a manufacturer of power tool accessories, hand tools, torches, solder, and band saw blades in East Longmeadow, Mass.
I once saw a news story about how hookers on the West Coast banded together to form a union.
Steel Industrial Horizontal Band Saw Carolina HD-10 $400.
Then he saw his friends in Tin Horn Prayer, and the band just completely inspired him.
Cutting Identical Pieces on the Band Saw.
Sometimes a band saw project requires cutting a number of identical pieces.
A busy night at the Knitting Factory in Brooklyn saw seven bands appear on a showcase staged by Manimal Vinyl.
American music legend Tom Petty and his Heartbreakers recently concluded a summer North American tour that saw the three decades-old band rock playing across 36 cities.
I remember, it must have been a few years ago, when I saw The American Tragedy at the Municipal Auditorium and it was like watching the band possessed.
The Czech capitol of Prague saw it's second Pride Parade and thousands marched using the occasion to condemn the sentencing of Russia's punk band, Pussy Riot.
Then I saw the brass band leading a lively procession of hundreds of nurses, other medical professionals and patient advocates.
Quieter Drill Rigs and Larger-Capacity Band Saws.
When Margaret Norton saw Rare Earth play at a Detroit club in the late 1960s, she told then-boyfriend Berry Gordy about the band.
Korn fans were served up an added bonus this past weekend (May 5) when they saw the band perform live at the Carolina Rebellion festival held at the famed Rockingham Speedway in Rockingham, N.C.
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