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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A two-man crosscut tool used to cut hard material (as wood, metal, or bone) and usually consisting of a thin flat blade or plate of tempered steel with a continuous series of teeth on the edge and mounted in a handle or frame

Usage examples (32)
  • Verb (used with object) : The real-estate market has been whipsawed by high interest rates and unemployment
  • This bargaining tactic is called the whipsaw, and B.C. taxpayers are about to feel it in the months ahead.
  • One reader makes the point that the 'whipsaw' potential is high, and I agree wholeheartedly.
  • The dollar held on to its gains in whipsaw trading. for more
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