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ˈsɔˌtuθ; -ˌtiθsaw·tooth

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sawtoothnoun

    a serration on a saw blade


  1. sawtoothnoun

    A cutting bit of a saw.

  2. sawtoothadjective

    Shaped like a sawtooth.

  3. sawtoothadjective

    Describing a function or waveform that consists of repeated triangular transitions when graphed.


  1. sawtooth

    A sawtooth refers to a type of waveform that resembles the sharp teeth of a saw. It typically refers to a signal that shows a linear increase in value over time and then suddenly drops to a lower value at a certain point, repeating this pattern over time. This term is often used in the field of signal processing and physics, and it can also relate to the sawtooth wave used in sound synthesis in music technology.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sawtoothnoun

    an arctic seal (Lobodon carcinophaga), having the molars serrated; -- called also crab-eating seal


  1. Sawtooth

    Sawtooth is the debut album by British electronic musician Jonny L. The album was released on 17 November 1997 on CD and in a 5 × 10 in box set.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sawtooth in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sawtooth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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