What is another word for sawdust?

137 synonyms found


[ sˈɔːdʌst], [ sˈɔːdʌst], [ s_ˈɔː_d_ʌ_s_t]

Sawdust refers to the dust and debris that is produced when wood is cut or shaped using hand saws, power saws, or other cutting tools. Some synonyms for sawdust include wood shavings, wood chips, wood particles, saw chips, and sawdust particles. These terms are often used interchangeably, but can have slightly different meanings depending on the context. Wood shavings refer to larger, thicker pieces of wood that have been shaved off using a planer or shaping tool, while wood chips may refer to smaller, irregularly shaped pieces of wood. Sawdust particles are very fine and powdery, and are often a byproduct of sanding or finishing wood surfaces.

What are the hypernyms for Sawdust?

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

What are the hyponyms for Sawdust?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for sawdust (as nouns)

Usage examples for Sawdust

Standing thus, superficially observant and stirring the sawdust on the floor meditatively with the toe of his boot, he was roused by a musical and familiar voice behind him, accompanied by a light touch upon his shoulder.
"Night and Day"
Virginia Woolf
If we looked into the matter more closely, we should find that what has happened is that the starch and the sawdust have changed into quite different substances.
"A Handbook of Health"
Woods Hutchinson
In both of these cases-that of the starch and of the sawdust-what we call a chemical change would have taken place between the acid and the starch, and between the strong acid and the sawdust.
"A Handbook of Health"
Woods Hutchinson

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