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verb (used with object), quar·ter·sawed, quar·ter·sawed or quar·ter·sawn, quar·ter·saw·ing.
- to saw (lumber) from quarter sections of logs so that the annual rings in any board form at least a 45° angle with the faces of the board.
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British Dictionary definitions for quartersaw
verb -saws, -sawing, -sawed, -sawed or -sawn
- (tr) to saw (timber) into quarters along two diameters of a log at right angles to each other
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