Definition of Sawings

1. sawing [n] - See also: sawing



Lexicographical Neighbors of Sawings

sawed-off shotgun
sawed off
sawer
sawers
sawest
sawfish
sawfishes
sawflies
sawfly
sawhorse
sawhorses
sawing
sawing machine
sawings (current term)
sawlike
sawlog
sawlogs
sawm
sawmill
sawmills
sawn
sawn-off
sawn-off shotgun
sawn off
sawney
sawneys
sawpit
sawpits

Literary usage of Sawings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal by Royal Society of Edinburgh, Wernerian Natural History Society (1820)
"... who has discovered the important fact, that a sugar similar to that of grapes may be obtained by means of sulphuric acid, from the sawings of wood, ..."

2. The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal (1820)
"... who has discovered the important fact, that a sugar similar to that of grapes may be obtained by means of sulphuric acid, from the sawings of wood, ..."

3. The Journal of Analytical and Applied Chemistry edited by Edward Hart (1892)
"We find that from a sample of sawings of the usual size a button or small bar ... When the sawings are melted the button of lead obtained invariably weighs ..."

4. Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England by Royal Agricultural Society of England (1858)
"If applied in autumn, bone-sawings will produce an effect the following ... Bone-sawings are readily adulterated, and no doubt have been so to a great ..."

5. The Sampling and Assay of the Precious Metals: Comprising Gold, Silver by Ernest Alfred Smith (1913)
"2 two quantities of 1 ton each were sawn separately, the sawings melted and ... The sample of chips, punchings, or sawings sent to the assayer usually ..."

6. Opportunities for Industry and the Safe Investment of Capital; Or, A by Edwin Troxell Freedley (1859)
"With regard to the proportions of each, it appeared that to thirty pounds of the pine or juniper sawings about twenty of artemisia, five of tobacco, ..."

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