Definition of Scroll saw

1. Noun. Fine-toothed power saw with a narrow blade; used to cut curved outlines.

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



Definition of Scroll saw

1. Noun. A fine-toothed fretsaw with an oscillating blade that can be used to cut out curves and other complicated shapes, accurately. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scroll Saw

scrofulously
scrofulousness
scrofulæ
scrog
scroggie
scroggier
scroggiest
scroggin
scroggy
scrogs
scroll
scroll bar
scroll bars
scroll bones
scroll ear
scroll saw (current term)
scroll wheel
scroll wheels
scrollable
scrollback
scrollbar
scrollbars
scrolled
scroller
scrollers
scrolling
scrollings
scrolls
scrolltext
scrolltexts

Literary usage of Scroll saw

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1. Knight's American Mechanical Dictionary: A Description of Tools, Instruments by Edward Henry Knight (1876)
"A gear-wheel of spiral от snail form. See SCROLL-WHEEL. Scroll-saw. ... The band-siw is a scroll-saw, and operates continuously. See BAND-SAW. ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, LEXIS Law Publishing (1901)
"[It has long been a desideratum to obtain a scroll saw-mill which will work successfully while the upper end of the saw blade is left free from a sash or ..."

3. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1906)
"Never mind, Mr. Evans," said he; "I guess I won't buy that scroll-saw, ... Tommy needs a doctor worse than I do a scroll-saw, and he 's goin' to have one. ..."

4. Official Catalogue by United States Centennial Commission (1876)
"510 74 Moseley, Jerome S., Syracuse, NY —scroll saw machine, boring machine. In all of the wood-sawing machines on exhibition, the great principles involved ..."

5. International Exhibition, 1876: Official Catalogue by United States Centennial Commission (1876)
"Lathe, scroll saw, scroll saw attachment. H 36-37. ... 510 661 Dowling, TW, Detroit, Mich,— scroll saw. В 61. 51 j G5 Barnes, WF ft John, Rockford, III. ..."

6. Industrial Education: A Guide to Manual Training by Samuel Gurley Love, Mary R. Willard (1887)
"... running the scroll-saw usually sits before it with both feet on the treadle. The elbows at the side should be about even in height with the iron plate. ..."

7. Industrial Education: A Guide to Manual Training by Samuel Gurley Love (1889)
"... running the scroll-saw usually sits before it with both feet on the treadle. The elbows at the side should be about even in height with the iron plate. ..."

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