[ US /ˈsɔˌmɪɫ/ ]
[ UK /sˈɔːmɪl/ ]
  1. a large sawing machine
  2. a mill for dressing logs and lumber
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How To Use sawmill In A Sentence

  • The nineteenth century saw the introduction of steam-driven sawmills and, after 1900, electric-driven mills followed.
  • QM manufactures spherical roller bearing steel housed units and elastomeric and steel couplings used in demanding processes such as sawmill and logging operations. Jacksonville Business News - Local Jacksonville News | Jacksonville Business Journal
  • In 1914 the first Wirrabara sawmill was replaced and the new machinery was now used to produce flooring, weatherboards, mouldings and fruit cases.
  • One by one the county's 20 sawmills began closing as federal land managers responded to a shift in public values and slashed the volume of timber they made available to loggers.
  • The courts did little to stop textile mills, machine shops, sawmills, chemical works, and similar businesses from polluting.
  • These same students in most cases help do the practical work of putting up the building -- some at the sawmill, the brick-yard, or in the carpentry, brickmaking, plastering, painting, and tinsmithing departments. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 1995, Memorial Issue
  • According to a joint survey conducted in 1998 by the British and Indonesian governments, legally lumbered wood only accounts for about half of that transported to sawmills in Indonesia.
  • What I minded was the thought of an hour's vain wading in that roaring stream, whipping it with fly after fly, while R., the foreordained fisherman, was sitting comfortably in a sawmill, and derricking that pair of three-quarter-pounders in through the window! Fishing with a Worm
  • Logging companies need sawmills to turn trunks into planks.
  • National Guardsmen trucked sawdust from mountain sawmills to the plains, where it was mixed with bran, molasses, sodium arsenite, and banana oil to make a death brew for the hoppers. Plain Language
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