Definition of Reciprocating saw

1. Noun. A portable power saw with a reciprocating blade; can be used with a variety of blades depending on the application and kind of cut; generally have a plate that rides on the surface that is being cut.

Exact synonyms: Jigsaw, Saber Saw
Generic synonyms: Power Saw, Saw, Sawing Machine



Definition of Reciprocating saw

1. Noun. A powered saw which moves the blade back and forth. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Reciprocating saw

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"In sawing logs the advantage of a band saw as compared with a reciprocating saw may be judged when we state that the band saw blade travels at the rate of ..."

2. Railway Track and Track Work by Edward Ernest Russell Tratman (1908)
"Another machine has a frame about 3 ft. high, with a reciprocating saw blade worked by two ... Portable Rail Saw. and soapsuds for the reciprocating saw. ..."

3. A Treatise on the Construction and Operation of Wood-working Machines by John Richards (1872)
"The oldest works relating to mechanics have always the reciprocating saw, in its various modifications, illustrated and described. ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americanaedited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1903)
"In sawing logs the advantage of a band saw as compared with a reciprocating saw may be judged when we state that the band saw blade travels at a rate of ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"This operation is effected either by a reciprocating saw, operated by a pulley and crank, or by an electric •Btor. or else with a circular saw, ..."

6. Patentable Invention by Edward Sabine Renwick (1893)
"follows: On November 3, 1813, Earle received a patent for a shingle sawing machine in which a perpendicular or reciprocating saw was combined Trith a bolt ..."

7. The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette (1850)
"A combined apparatus for advancing and rotating the block, in combination with the reciprocating saw carriage, by the means described, when the method of ..."

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