English version

sawdust

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsawdustsaw‧dust /ˈsɔːdʌst $ ˈsɒː-/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 TBCvery small pieces of wood that are left when you have been cutting wood
Examples from the Corpus
sawdustThere was that sizzle in his blood, the smell of fish and sawdust sweating up from the Mini-Mart floorboards.And the arms had been crushed to splinters and sawdust.About 65 percent of paper bags are made from wood, primarily wood waste such as sawdust and lumber scraps.This keeps sawdust out of the way without obstructing the line of cut.The soothsayer interprets the position of sixteen nuts thrown on to the tray, which is covered with a thin layer of sawdust.The severed blade was raised from the sawdust by an unseen hand and re-connected to its spindle.He rolled back the rug, threw sawdust on the floor, and set out the peanuts.He steadied the tree while Albert sawed; wet sawdust flew in the air.
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