verb (used with object), pow·er-sawed, pow·er-sawed or pow·er-sawn, pow·er-saw·ing.

to cut with a power saw.

Nearby words

  1. power yoga,
  2. power-assisted,
  3. power-broker,
  4. power-dive,
  5. power-loom,
  6. power-sharing,
  7. power-stream,
  8. powerbar,
  9. powerboat,
  10. powerboater

power saw


a saw driven by a motor.

Origin of power saw

First recorded in 1955–60

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Examples from the Web for power-saw

  • A power-saw was set in the end of the shed, a grinding mill in the granary, and a fodder-cutter in the forage barn.

    The Fat of the Land|John Williams Streeter