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saw

(saw),
A metal operating instrument having an edge of sharp, toothlike projections, for dividing bone, cartilage, or plaster; edges may be attached to a rigid band, a flexible wire or chain, or a motorized oscillator.
[A.S. saga]

saw

Orthopedics Any of a number of manual or electric devices with a serrated cutting edge, used to cut bone and/or hard tissue. See Stryker saw.

saw

(saw)
A metal operating instrument having an edge of sharp, toothlike projections, for dividing bone, cartilage, or plaster; edges may be attached to a rigid band, a flexible wire or chain, or a motorized oscillator.
[A.S. saga]

saw

(saw)
A metal operating instrument having an edge of sharp, toothlike projections, for dividing bone, cartilage, or plaster; edges may be attached to a rigid band, a flexible wire or chain, or a motorized oscillator.
[A.S. saga]
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If you are a purist and want to burn all wood, several companies now make 100-percent sawdust blocks and logs.
But the Derbyshire side, which was bowling first, were surprised when their request for sawdust for the bowlers' run-ups was declined, apparently because of council regulations.
Straws and industrial wood waste are among the most important lignocellulosic compounds (Sindhu et al., 2016) which contain larger quantities of sawdust compared to other lignocellulosic wastes.
Sawdust samples were extracted with either cold water (48 h), hot water (48 h) or ethanol/toluene (1:2 v/v) (6 h) in accordance with the Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI) standards TAPPI T 207 cm-99 (TAPPI, 1999a) and TAPPI T 204 cm-97 (TAPPI, 1999b).
This attempt was made to prepare ZnO using three different natural fibers like coir, sawdust, and chitosan using aqueous chemical bath comprising zinc chloride and sodium hydroxide as precipitant.
Bedding material (sawdust or rice hull) and beef cattle manure mixtures were collected from a bedded pack barn in Korean National Institute of Animal Science beef farms.
While dairy farms remain the firm's primary market, it has also developed bedding products for the poultry and pet sectors, and a dust-extracted sawdust bedding for horse owners.
Doppler Labs and National Sawdust said they have announced the partnership that brought Here Active Listening to Brooklyn for the first ever "Here Sound Experience."
Sawdust mainly comprises cellulose; the second most predominant component is lignin, which consists of guaiacyl, syringyl, and p-hydroxy phenyl groups.