sawdust

[ UK /sˈɔːdʌst/ ]
[ US /ˈsɔˌdəst/ ]
NOUN
  1. fine particles of wood made by sawing wood
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How To Use sawdust In A Sentence

  • I finally decided to use a ‘sagger,’ a container in which the pottery is placed, along with a combustible material (sawdust).
  • A very unsuitable substance, however, was selected for the purpose, viz., sawdust, which is hygroscopic organic, and combustible. Acetylene, the Principles of Its Generation and Use
  • That night, I lay on my dorm bed coughing up sawdust. Times, Sunday Times
  • The seats were wooden hard and the air filled with the smell of sawdust and candyfloss.
  • This is the granulated root of the Macacheira plant, the _Jatropha manihot_, which to our palates would seem like desiccated sawdust, although it appears to be a necessity for the In the Amazon Jungle Adventures in Remote Parts of the Upper Amazon River, Including a Sojourn Among Cannibal Indians
  • gentled" him all over his miserable frame, as he lay panting and overpowered on the sawdust, conquered and convinced at last, all his mistakes and misconceptions of other people came before him, as plainly as if Taffy himself had spoken them; so plainly, that he wondered at himself. Parables From Nature
  • They say fiber from processed and sterilized cow manure could take the place of sawdust in fiberboard, which is used to make everything from furniture to flooring to store shelves. Cow Manure To Be Used In Furniture And Flooring | Impact Lab
  • Wiping up sawdust, on the shop workbench, from drilling or sandpapering is easy.
  • Nine fieldsmen round the bat and sawdust everywhere. Times, Sunday Times
  • While people in the south of England favoured Wiltshire bacon smoked over oak or pine sawdust, people in the north liked ‘green bacon’ (unsmoked and often cured separately from the legs).
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