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saw1 a tool with a thin metal blade that has sharp teeth along the edge. Saws are used for cutting hard materials such as wood or metal. [2 definitions]
saw2 past tense of "see1."
sawdust the tiny bits that fall away when wood is sawed.
sawhorse a frame with four legs used to support wood that is being sawed.
sawmill a building in which logs are cut into lumber.
sawn a past participle of "saw1."
saxophone a wind instrument with a curved metal body and a mouthpiece with a single reed.
say to produce (words or sounds) with one's voice. [6 definitions]
saying a familiar statement that often contains advice or wisdom.
say uncle to give up; yield.
SC abbreviation of "South Carolina."
scab the crust that forms over a wound in the skin to protect it. [2 definitions]
scabbard a case for holding a sword or other weapon with a blade.
scaffold a platform above the ground where workers stand while they work on a building.
scale1 one of the many small, hard, thin plates that cover fish, reptiles, and certain other animals. [3 definitions]
scale2 (often plural) a device used for weighing.
scale3 a set of numbered marks made at evenly spaced points along a ruler, thermometer, or other measuring device. [6 definitions]
scalene triangle a triangle that has three sides with different lengths.
scallion an onion with a small white bulb and long green leaves shaped like tubes.
scallop a small invertebrate animal that lives in the ocean. A scallop lives inside of two shells that are attached to each other with a kind of hinge. These rounded, ribbed shells protect the scallop's soft body. The hinged shells can be opened and closed using a large muscle of the scallop. People sometimes eat this muscle. Scallops are mollusks and are closely related to clams and mussels. [4 definitions]
scalp the skin on the top and back of the head, usually covered by hair. [3 definitions]