or hack saw
- a saw for cutting metal, consisting typically of a narrow, fine-toothed blade fixed in a frame.
Origin of hacksaw
Examples from the Web for hacksaw
Contemporary Examples of hacksaw
They dress in clothing from the flophouse lost-and-found and are groomed with a hacksaw and gravel rake.Up to a Point: They Made Me Write About Lena Dunham
P. J. O’Rourke
December 13, 2014
Historical Examples of hacksaw
A piece of brass tubing is then cut off with a hacksaw to form a brass bushing.
The lower end of this rod is slit with a hacksaw and the rudder is placed in this.
Slits are sawn across the bowl in the manner shown, using a hacksaw.
A vise with a bar of metal in it, half cut through and the hacksaw beside it.Omnilingual
H. Beam Piper
It may then be sawn with a hacksaw, cut with a cold chisel, or filed into plates of the proper shape, as shown.
- a handsaw for cutting metal, with a hard-steel blade in a frame under tension
- (tr) to cut with a hacksaw