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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- A slit or notch made in cutting usually by a saw or cutting torch.

Usage examples (36)
  • Its efficiency depends upon (1) the narrowness of the saw cut or "kerf," and (2) upon the force required to drive it thru the material.
  • Methodically they opened the "kerf," each face almost as smooth as though it had been sawn.
  • It cuts with great rapidity and the kerf is narrow.
  • - The kerf is wider than the saw blade’s thickness. for more
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