sawing

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

sawing

  1. Present participle of saw.

Noun[edit]

sawing (plural sawings)

  1. (chiefly plural) A shaving or fragment of sawn material.
    • 1892, The Journal of Analytical and Applied Chemistry (volume 6, page 388)
      We find that from a sample of sawings of the usual size a button or small bar fairly representing the sample can be cast from about 2,000 grains.