Buzzsaw

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Buzzsaw A circular saw; -- so called from the buzzing it makes when running at full speed.
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Usage

In literature:

At nightfall Labouise awoke and shook his comrade, who was snoring like a buzzsaw.
"Original Short Stories, Volume 3 (of 13)" by Guy de Maupassant
At nightfall Labouise awoke and shook his comrade, who was snoring like a buzzsaw.
"Maupassant Original Short Stories (180), Complete" by Guy de Maupassant
If it comes in contact with a tree or building it cuts its way through as though it were a buzzsaw revolving at a high rate of speed.
"Nature's Miracles, Volume 1" by Elisha Gray
This is seen in the bicycle, buzzsaw, and blower.
"Physics" by Willis Eugene Tower
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In news:

President's Rule Buzzsaw More Like a Scalpel.
Raymondville ran into a buzzsaw by the name of West Columbia , as the 5th ranked Roughnecks knocked the Bearkats out of the playoffs.
MARTINSVILLE The Martinsville girls' basketball team ran into a buzzsaw in its season opener Friday night at John R Wooden Gymnasium.
The buzzsaw's name was Columbus N. Need this information.
Tyler, TX (KETK) — After a win last week, Tyler Lee runs into a buzzsaw, and loses to the Mesquite- Horn Jaguars.
Undefeated Midland a 'buzzsaw' for Marquette.
Trojans run into Ready buzzsaw.
The Clinton hockey team ran into a buzzsaw in the Section III Division II final at the Utica Memorial Auditorium, as undefeated Cazenovia shut them out, 6-0.
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