1. a large sawing machine
Definition categories: man–made, saw
2. a mill for dressing logs and lumber
Similar word(s): lumbermill
Sentences with sawmill as a noun:
- He brought his portable sawmill and turned the old beams into interesting flooring.
- The old sawmill still has its waterwheel but they took the saw away years ago.
- The sawmill sells lumber to carpenters and sawdust to gardeners.
1. (transitive) To process (lumber) in a sawmill.