What is another word for ripsaw?

Pronunciation: [ɹˈɪpsɔː] (IPA)

Ripsaw is a cutting tool that is used for cutting wood with the grain. It is also known as a handsaw. Though ripsaw is the most commonly used term, there are several synonyms for the word that can be used depending on the context and the region of the world. Some of the synonyms for ripsaw includes bow saw, bucksaw, crosscut saw, and pit saw. Bow saw is a type of saw that has a curved blade and is used for cutting logs. Bucksaw is a saw that has a frame and is used for cutting small trees and branches. Crosscut saw is a saw that is used for cutting across the grain while the pit saw is a saw that is used by carpenters to make lumber.

What are the hypernyms for Ripsaw?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Ripsaw?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Ripsaw

Handing the Frenchman a whole sabre, he reproved him soberly, as a carpenter might an apprentice caught using a plane for a ripsaw.
"The Missourian"
Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
He eats like a hawg, drinks like a fish, and snores like a ripsaw, so you can see there's something almost human about him.
"The Heart of the Range"
William Patterson White

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