Dust or small fragments of wood (or of stone, etc.) made by the cutting of a saw.
fine particles of wood made by sawing wood
Small particles of wood removed by the saw in cutting.
Fine wood particles created when sawing wood; used as biofuel, pulping raw material, panel board production, animal litter etc.
Sawdust is composed of fine particles of wood. This material is produced from cutting with a saw, hence its name. It has a variety of practical uses, including serving as a mulch, or as an alternative to clay cat litter, or as a fuel, or for the manufacture of chipboard.