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Meaning of quartersaw

quar•ter•saw

Pronunciation: (kwôr'tur-sô"), [key]
— -sawed, -sawed -sawn, -saw•ing.
  1. to saw (lumber) from quarter sections of logs so that the annual rings in any board form at least a 45° angle with the faces of the board.
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