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Meaning of sawtooth

saw•tooth

Pronunciation: (sô'tth"), [key]
— n., pl. adj. -teeth
—n.
  1. one of the cutting teeth of a saw.
  2. any of the small parallel roof structures forming a sawtooth roof.
—adj.
  1. having a zigzag profile, similar to that of the cutting edge of a saw; sawtoothed; serrate: a sawtooth mountain range.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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