hacksaw Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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hacksawnoun [C]

uk   /ˈhæk.sɔː/  us   /-sɑː/
a ​smallsaw used ​especially for ​cuttingmetal
(Definition of hacksaw from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hacksawnoun [C]

 us   /ˈhækˌsɔ/
a ​small saw (= a ​cuttingtool with ​sharppoints along a ​flatblade) used for ​cuttingmetal
(Definition of hacksaw from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hacksaw”
in Chinese (Simplified) (用于切割金属的)弓锯,钢锯…
in Chinese (Traditional) (用於切割金屬的)弓鋸,鋼鋸…
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