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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Fine particles of wood made by sawing wood.

Usage examples (35)
  • The floors of the new house had a layer of sawdust.
  • On the island, quinces were traditionally packed in sawdust and stored in north-facing rooms.
  • The blocks are packed in sawdust, which is used very much as mortar is used in a stone wall.
  • A very unsuitable substance, however, was selected for the purpose, viz., sawdust, which is hygroscopic organic, and combustible. for more
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