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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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Spanning a total of 235 acres, Sawmill Creek includes 28 acres of premium Lake Erie waterfront with a marina, a half-mile beach and 50 acres of undeveloped land.
However, Many said that Mab did not run illicit sawmill operations.
Woodland consultant at SAC Consulting and organiser of the events, Stephen Adlard, said: "This 'Sapling to Sawmill' event will provide farmers and estate owners an excellent insight into the entire timber process.
Woodgrain Millwork, Fruitland's largest private employer, has acquired two Boise Cascade sawmills and a particleboard facility in eastern Oregon.
The company, which announced the sawmills' purchase in May, said Charles Miller and George Judd have been appointed to its board of directors.
Large sawmill (>50.000 tons) 106 11 40 300 Small sawmill (<50,000 tons) 75 6 10 200 Pulp mill 124 11 15 250 (a) Procurement radius was defined as the distance within which the organization purchased 90 percent of its timber.
The company said Linghem Sawmill has a new saw line with capacity to produce 75 000 cubic metres per year.
RIDING Sawmills has undertaken a multi-million project to expand its site at Cardross in West Dumbarton and introduce state-of-the-art machinery.
A contemporary account of such a mill was written by an English bishop visiting Lyons, France: "The sawmill is driven with an upright wheel, and the water that maketh it go is turned into a narrow trough which delivereth the same to the wheels.
There are many officially registered and nonregistered sawmill industries in this district, which contain various departments with different job descriptions in sawmills.
The first batch has now arrived from James Davies Sawmills, which has a PS4m sawmill near Newcastle Emlyn.
Unifor has now reached a long-term contract with Kenora Forests Products to re-start sawmill operations by the beginning of 2015.