Meaning of chain saw

chain' saw"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a power saw, usually portable, having teeth set on an endless chain.

chain-saw

Pronunciation: (chān'sô"), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to cut or cut down (lumber, a tree, etc.) with a chain saw.
—v.i.
  1. to use a chain saw.
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