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saw

 us   //

saw (SEE)

past simple of see

saw

noun [C]  us   //

saw noun [C] (TOOL)

a tool that has a blade with sharp points along one edge, used for cutting hard materials, such as wood or metal: a circular saw a hand-held saw

saw

verb [I/T]  us   // (past tense sawed, past participle sawn  /sɔn/ or sawed)

saw verb [I/T] (USE TOOL)

to cut with a saw: [M] I sawed off the end of the plank.
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