rift-sawed

rift-sawed
adjective or rift-sawn \\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\
Etymology: rift (I) + sawed or sawn
1. : sawed radially from the log so as to have the annual rings perpendicular or nearly so to the face
2. : quartersawed

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/rift"sawd'/, adj.
1. (of lumber) sawed radially so that the broader sides of the boards or timbers are approximately perpendicular to the annual rings.
2. quartersawed.
Also, rift-sawn /rift"sawn'/.

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rift-sawed «RIHFT SD», adjective.
sawed lengthwise into quarters before being sawed into boards.

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