jigsaw
1. [ noun ] a portable power saw with a reciprocating blade; can be used with a variety of blades depending on the application and kind of cut; generally have a plate that rides on the surface that is being cut
Synonyms: saber_saw reciprocating_saw
Related terms: power_saw
2. [ noun ] fine-toothed power saw with a narrow blade; used to cut curved outlines
Synonyms: fretsaw scroll_saw
Related terms: power_saw
Similar spelling:   jig