seen vs saw

seen saw

Definitions

  • 1) obsolete Versed; skilled; accomplished.
  • 2) Past participle of see
  • 3) p.p.ofsee.
  • 4) Pastparticipleofsee.
  • 5) Manifest;evident.

Definitions

  • 1) A familiar saying, especially one that has become trite through repetition. synonym: saying.
  • 2) Any of various tools, either hand-operated or power-driven, having a thin metal blade or disk with a sharp, usually toothed edge, used for cutting wood, metal, or other hard materials.
  • 3) the form of cotton gin invented by Eli Whitney, in which the cotton fibers are drawn, by the teeth of a set of revolving circular saws, through a wire grating which is too fine for the seeds to pass.
  • 4) a disk of steel with saw teeth upon its periphery, and revolved on an arbor.
  • 5) a bench or table with a flat top for for sawing, especially with a circular saw which projects above the table.
  • 6) a three-cornered file, such as is used for sharpening saw teeth.
  • 7) obsolete Dictate; command; decree.
  • 8) A saying; a proverb; a maxim.
  • 9) See under Band, Crosscut, etc.
  • 10) a saw frame.
  • 11) An instrument for cutting or dividing substances, as wood, iron, etc., consisting of a thin blade, or plate, of steel, with a series of sharp teeth on the edge, which remove successive portions of the material by cutting and tearing.
  • 12) obsolete Something said; speech; discourse.
  • 13) the frame or sash in a sawmill, in which the saw, or gang of saws, is held.
  • 14) A keyhole saw; a saw which has a very narrow, thin blade, so that it can turn comers.
  • 15) The act of sawing or see-sawing; specifically, in whist [U. S.], same as see-saw, 3 .
  • 16) Particularly, a saw used by lumbermen for cutting logs from tree-trunks, having an edge slightly convex in the cutting-plane, a handle at each end projecting from and at right angles with the back in the plane of the blade, and teeth filed so that the saw cuts when drawn in either direction. It is operated by two workmen, one at each handle.
  • 17) A Scotch form of salve.
  • 18) A sawing-machine, as a scroll-saw or jig-saw.
  • 19) A tale; story; recital. Compare saga.
  • 20) (See also back-saw, band-saw, belt-saw, buzz-saw, center-saw, chain-saw, fret-saw, gang-saw, gig-saw, ice-saw, jig-saw, rabbet-saw, ring-saw, etc.)
  • 21) A proverbial saying; maxim; proverb.
  • 22) Preterit of see.
  • 23) A decree.
  • 24) A cutting-tool consisting of a metal blade, band, or plate with the edge armed with cutting teeth, worked either by a reciprocating movement, as in a hand-saw, or by a continuous motion in one direction, as in a circular saw, a band-saw, and an annular saw.
  • 25) A saw-blade together with the handles or frame to which the blade is attached, as a hand-saw, wood-saw, or hack-saw.
  • 26) A saying; speech; discourse; word.
  • 27) In zoology and comparative anatomy, a serrated formation or organ, or a serrated arrangement of parts of formations or organs.
  • 28) In surgery, a trephine.
  • 29) A circular saw turning in a vertical plane or with its shaft horizontal.
  • 30) imp.ofsee.
  • 31) To use a saw.
  • 32) To undergo cutting with a saw.
  • 33) To produce or shape with a saw.
  • 34) To make back-and-forth motions through or on.
  • 35) To cut or divide with a saw.
  • 36) To be cut with a saw.
  • 37) To use a saw; to practice sawing.
  • 38) To cut, as a saw.
  • 39) To form by cutting with a saw.
  • 40) To cut with a saw; to separate with a saw.
  • 41) Also used figuratively.

Examples

  • 1) Yet the foundation stone of our courts is that justice is seen to be done.
  • 2) _He that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, how can he love God whom he hath not seen_?
  • 3) The forms in question -- _seeing, having seen, being seen, having been seen_, and _having been seeing_, for instance -- are now made from the verb in precisely the same way when partaking the nature of the noun as when partaking the nature of the adjective.
  • 4) We have seen that one of Lee’s designs in crossing the Potomac was to give the people of Maryland “an opportunity of liberating themselves”; he accordingly issued an address to them declaring that the South had “watched with deepest sympathy” their wrongs and had “seen with profound indignation their sister State deprived of every right and reduced to the condition of a conquered province.
  • 5) The suffering woman might have seen it from the rude bunk whereon she lay, —seen it winding like a silver thread until it was lost in the stars above.
  • 6) Only Dickie was too numb to recognise the form her confession of love had taken; love, as always, was clamouring to be clearly seen -- naked, if need be, blood-guilty, if need be -- but _seen_ ... and then swept up, sin and all, by another love big enough to accept this truth, also, as essentially part of her.
  • 7) Many a time had I heard and read of our lifeboats, and had seen them reposing in their boat-houses, as well as out "for exercise," but now I had _seen_ a lifeboat tearing before the gale through the tormented sea, sternly bent on the real work of saving human life.
  • 8) Details have also been released concerning the title seen below.
  • 9) A label seen all over the world facing scrutiny after a series of safety snafus, some of them deadly.
  • 10) As already pointed out in Chapters VII. and VIII. the chief concussion effects on the nervous tissue of the brain and spinal cord are of a destructive nature, far exceeding those accompanying the injuries designated by the same term seen in the ordinary accidents met with in civil practice, and this damage is comparatively localised in extent.
  • 11) Not a style king, no way, but a legend among writers for the energy he put forth, getting his tag seen by major millions and then two weeks ago, and a genuine regret went through Ismael as he recalled being told, he slumped and sagged all over again and felt the deepest kind of soldierly sadness—Skaty 8 hit by a train while he’s walking on the tracks under downtown Brooklyn.
  • 12) ‘Well, hear wah, I man feel proud o miself, so all o onoo know weh you can do, seen!’
  • 13) ‘Go and visit the little doggie, and be sure to leave him a bone or two, seen!’

Examples

  • 1) The old saw says that politics is showbiz for ugly people.
  • 2) The harsh reality hit home when you went in and saw people leaving and clearing their desks.
  • 3) What the public saw was something else.
  • 4) saw one shot from distance bobble wide.
  • 5) Surely a circular saw makes far too much noise for any simultaneous talk to be heard?
  • 6) Thankfully common sense has been returned to a policy that many saw as more about cutting costs than cutting crime.
  • 7) The religious man used the saw.
  • 8) He is kicking around somewhere, menacingly sawing wood with what sounds like a chainsaw.
  • 9) Security sources said that the assailants used a saw to cut metal bars from the ship's railings.
  • 10) These herbaceous perennials have tough underground stems, and you may need to use a small saw to cut them up.
  • 11) He had to saw through the wood before lifting the creature out and releasing it by a garden pond in Norwich.
  • 12) I have a saw in one hand, a grand piano in the other.
  • 13) He said: 'He saw what happened as the car went out of control.
  • 14) I saw them on Idol last night and planned to check them out today..saw them on iTunes, but didn't check amazon yet.
  • 15) While other people gazed across the beautiful grounds ofFortBenning and saw a rolling landscape dotted with enormous old trees, Guy only saw… hell.
  • 16) It blew aside, and I saw - I saw - Bel aid me, Conan, I say I saw\ My blood froze in my veins and my hair stood up.
  • 17) _Say what you like_, the three shop-attendants afterwards repeated to anyone who would listen, _say what you like, but we saw what we saw_.
  • 18) When Althea saw Albert in khaki, she _saw_ him: this time no indifference, no fusing him with the crowd, no letting him fade away unnoticed.
  • 19) Yes, I have saw him wunst; and that Yes, _once_; and that was before was before you seed him. you _saw_ him.
  • 20) I saw the most unimaginable things with the women, with the men, with parents, and with the sweet, matchless children; I saw” said the Shadow, “what no human being must know, but what they would all so willingly know—what is bad in their neighbor.
  • 21) Then, all at once, he saw, -- yea, verily, he _saw_, -- standing near the school entrance, a man from the great outer world!
  • 22) I think the hallucination theory is out of court, too, and there is nothing left but the old-fashioned one, that what he said he saw, _he saw_, and did not fancy; and that which he said he heard, _he heard_; and that it was not a buzzing of a diseased nerve in his own ears, but the actual speech of the glorified Christ.
  • 23) I _saw_ her, I saw her, as I see you now, -- the proud young form with such a depth of grace, in its strange repose, and -- where are you going?
  • 24) ‘Mark the cut line on the board and position the saw with its blade on the line.’
  • 25) ‘Pruning saws have narrower blades with coarse teeth that are designed to cut on the pull stroke.’
  • 26) ‘Some grout saws have teeth, others have abrasive coatings on the blade.’
  • 27) ‘Jacob awoke on a cold morning to an unending beeping and a sound only comparable to a saw cutting wood.’
  • 28) ‘A pruning saw with a curved blade that's narrow at the tip will help you get into tight spaces.’
  • 29) ‘A contractor saw or a hybrid saw of good quality suits the needs of most woodworkers.’
  • 30) ‘Perforated hardboard hung on the wall behind or near a workbench gives you a great way to store saws, chisels and the like, because it's so easy to rearrange the various hooks and holders.’
  • 31) ‘Small hand bowsaws or pruning saws may be suitable for small operations.’
  • 32) ‘There are various types of saws: keyhole, coping, hack, and hand.’
  • 33) ‘Mark the opening for the niche, and cut it out with a sharp utility knife or a wallboard saw.’
  • 34) ‘Going in with a pruning saw to undo a decade or more of overgrowth in one shot can be disastrous to an old tree.’
  • 35) ‘It helps to wrap an elastic cord around the whole bunch and use a saw to cut the old stems below the cord.’
  • 36) ‘To cut quickly and safely, saws must be sharpened often.’
  • 37) ‘The study, involving more than 14,000 Utah students, noted that nearly 89 percent of these accidents involved the use of equipment such as table saws, band saws and other saws.’
  • 38) ‘We all probably already know that sharp tools like saws and knives are needed to carve pumpkins and that taking precautions when using the tools is a necessity.’
  • 39) ‘Most tile stores sell grout saws, an inexpensive tool with a wooden or plastic handle and a tip covered with carbide grit.’
  • 40) ‘He found a number of small cutting tools and what he believed was a bone saw.’
  • 41) ‘Many were idle now, but some still turned, and it didn't need a good ears to hear the sounds of hammers, saws, chisels, and other tools coming from the large brick buildings clustered about them.’
  • 42) ‘Also on display were his tools - a hammer, saws and knives - whose whittled handles bear elaborate designs and whose blades are made from scrap metal.’
  • 43) ‘There were saws and a small ax in Thad's tool chest that luckily was in a closet and not left in the truck.’
  • 44) ‘It's a super-modern sawmill with huge mechanical saws controlled by computers.’
  • 45) ‘Use of power drills or saws should be avoided if they are likely to come into contact with high-infectivity tissue.’
  • 46) ‘Instead, the company has focused on repeatedly modernizing its production facilities with tools such as computer-controlled, laser-guided saws.’
  • 47) ‘One of the more popular saws for harvesting is a power driven circular saw mounted on the end of a wand or boom.’
  • 48) ‘The saw was also equipped with a mechanism for tightening and tracking the blade.’
  • 49) ‘Most power saws made today have ports that can attach to vacuum tubing.’
  • 50) ‘Remember that cutting this product - especially with power saws - produces a fine dust with microscopic fibers in it, so it's imperative that you wear both a respirator and goggles.’
  • 51) ‘You can't expect good results using the standard blades that come with most saws.’
  • 52) ‘These saws have a full cabinet that contains the motor and are the largest, heaviest and most expensive of the table saw models.’
  • 53) ‘In addition, he claims that he was required to operate machinery with moving parts including band saw blades and cut saws, work which can be very difficult and which is potentially dangerous.’
  • 54) ‘Brick saws also utilize a water-cooled, diamond-tipped circular blade, but the blade and the motor are mounted overhead in a pivoting frame.’
  • 55) ‘Some types of saws utilize a blade that is coupled directly to the motor, which cuts down on weight and cost but typically reduces the amount of torque generated.’
  • 56) ‘With a combination blade in your saw, set the depth of cut just to cut through the sheathing.’
  • 57) ‘Hold the base plate, or shoe, of the saw against the board to be sure the blade is lined up with the line.’
  • 58) ‘Speed boats raced through the waves making a pattern of sound similar to a chain saw cutting through tough wood.’
  • 59) ‘If you don't own a miter saw, rent one.’
  • 60) ‘In addition, the noise from electric saws frightens away the fauna for miles around, emptying the forest of life.’
  • 61) ‘Since you cannot score and crack it like ceramic tiles, your best bet is to rent a wet saw.’
  • 62) ‘The parallel blades of a gang saw may take a week to slice through one granite block.’
  • 63) ‘Sanded and rough sawn plywood will develop surface checks, especially when exposed to moisture and sunlight.’
  • 64) ‘Dust mask and goggles are necessary for work with all types of insulation, or when sawing wood.’
  • 65) ‘If a supervisor spends eight hours of his nine-hour workday alongside a crew of carpenters, sawing wood and pounding nails with them, is he blue collar?’
  • 66) ‘They would either have to spend money to thin a forest in order to allow the remaining trees to grow to the size needed to make quality sawn timber or leave all the trees with less space to grow into and accept a lower quality of timber.’
  • 67) ‘A new floor of locally sawn white oak planks has been laid.’
  • 68) ‘Radially sawn timbers give better yields and more stable sections than conventionally milled timbers.’
  • 69) ‘Minimalists will love the temple stone garden in which sawn tree trunks weave a path through unadorned gravel.’
  • 70) ‘Only sawn timber, roofing iron and floorboards were shipped from Adelaide.’
  • 71) ‘There was a lumberjack who was sawing a tree, and the tree fell on his leg.’
  • 72) ‘They did everything: splitting logs and sawing wood, laying bricks and tiles, carving wood decorations and balconies, and making furniture and carriages.’
  • 73) ‘Harry had built the house from scratch - felling the timber, sawing it into planks and hammering in the nails.’
  • 74) ‘We had our old sofa in the garden, it was wrecked and my Dad was sawing it into pieces to get it out of the garden gate.’
  • 75) ‘Occasionally, we would work together and finish a tree by sawing it with a large saw.’
  • 76) ‘Personally I yearn for table-cut diamonds, serious stones sawn in half so they have no facets; they don't sparkle or shine, just glow with a restrained, secret cool ardour.’
  • 77) ‘Some were sawing, some were nailing and others came and went, delivering wood, nails and other tools.’
  • 78) ‘Can you imagine hammering or sawing without the proper support?’
  • 79) ‘A plank fifty feet long and eight inches thick could be sawn on both edges in less than five minutes!’
  • 80) ‘Lumber is sawn to produce all surface orientations, from flat-sawn to edge grain.’
  • 81) ‘Arriving in Quebec City the logs were sawn into lumber and shipped around the world.’
  • 82) ‘Tull, their neighboring farmer, is manning the wagon, while Cash is sawing wood.’
  • 83) ‘Because American oak is so much less porous than European, staves of American oak can simply be sawn from each quarter, so as to maximize the yield of each log.’
  • 84) ‘The track builds into a ringing guitar drone backed by the screeching sounds of Arne Ericsson sawing away at his electric-cello.’
  • 85) ‘The invisible violins were currently sawing away at the frantic tune of ‘The Phantom of the Opera’.’
  • 86) ‘The problem is that blokes in white jackets sawing away at violins just isn't televisual.’
  • 87) ‘Then came the haunting solo violin refrain and all the children stopped sawing away - except one.’
  • 88) ‘At times both of us were hunched over our plates, sawing away at the meat in front of us.’
  • 89) ‘Cautiously, Cassari folded her hands in her lap and shifted her eyes to the fiddler who merrily sawed away at the strings of the fiddle with his bow.’
  • 90) ‘Nearly a century later this Tennesseean is still out there somewhere sawing on the strings, and most likely leading a vibrant and inspired life.’
  • 91) ‘A servant eased out of a small door with a four-string violin and began to saw quietly at it.’
  • 92) ‘As expected the orchestra sawed on in the Usher Hall but Dame Gillian played in St Giles cathedral, about a mile away, with the sound relayed back to the Hall through speakers.’
  • 93) ‘She saws away at her pancake, looking a little ashamed.’
  • 94) ‘The drums often play not so much a beat or a pulse, but lumbering repetitions - just as Eastburn's violin at the start of ‘Repent’ is the weariest sawing I've ever heard.’
  • 95) ‘Her father, Michael, a suave-looking businessman in his mid-forties with iron-on respectability, is sawing into a huge steak with a large knife in silence.’
  • 96) ‘She, however, was soon stumbling after them, the straps of her pack sawing at her shoulders, the weight of the pack throwing her off her stride as it bumped and shifted on her back.’
  • 97) ‘I took up my knife and began sawing at the piece of beef.’
  • 98) ‘From time to time, this man or that one will rise from his place and call to the birds in the pit, shout at the handlers, hands hooked, sawing at the air.’
  • 99) ‘Their power is absolute, and, as the old saw has it, absolute power corrupts absolutely.’
  • 100) ‘More broadly, though, history teaches that the old saw is correct - shares do offer the best returns in the long run.’
  • 101) ‘According to the old saw, a language is a dialect with an army and a navy.’
  • 102) ‘But you may recall I packed a late lunch and, as the old saw goes, time waits for no one.’
  • 103) ‘Don't believe the old saw that you can't be out and still be a mover and shaker in Hollywood.’
  • 104) ‘The old saw that champagne goes right to your head has been proven to be true.’
  • 105) ‘Whether or not they like current expressions of democracy, I think it would be fair to say that most people agree with this old saw.’
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