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Meaning of CROWN SAW

Pronunciation:  krawn so

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a saw having teeth around the edge of a hollow cylinder
 
 See Also: saw

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Crown"-saw`\ (-s?`), n. [From its supposed
resemblance to a crown.] (Mech.)
A saw in the form of a hollow cylinder, with teeth on the end
or edge, and operated by a rotative motion.

Note: The trephine was the first of the class of crownsaws.
      --Knight.

 

 

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