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Definitions of cutting

  1. Dividing by an edged instrument; piercing the heart; wounding the feelings; satirical. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. Dividing by an edged instrument; deeply wounding the feelings; sarcastic; piercing; chilling; sharp; as, a cutting remark. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. cutting away parts to create a desired shape Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. the act of shortening something by cutting off the ends; "the barber gave him a good cut" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge; "his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. the division of a deck of cards before dealing; "his cutting the cards before every deal soon became a ritual" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. the act of diluting something; "the cutting of whiskey with water"; "the thinning of paint with turpentine" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. the activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. a piece cut off from the main part of something Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. A piece cut off or from; a slip, as from a plant; an incision. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. A dividing or lopping off: an incision: a piece cut off: a twig. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. A separation or division; a slip; the operation of removing the stone; an excavation through a hill in making a road, canal, &c. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. An incision; a piece cut off; a portion of a plant for propagation; a long deep excavation, as in making a road, a railway, or a canal. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. Sarcastic; severe. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  15. suitable for cutting or severing; "a cutting tool"; "the cutting edge" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. the division of a deck of cards before dealing; "he insisted that we give him the last cut before every deal"; "the cutting of the cards soon became a ritual" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  17. The act or process of making an incision, or of severing, felling, shaping, etc. Newage Dictionary DB
  18. Something cut, cut off, or cut out, as a twig or scion cut off from a stock for the purpose of grafting or of rooting as an independent plant; something cut out of a newspaper; an excavation cut through a hill or elsewhere to make a way for a railroad, canal, etc.; a cut. Newage Dictionary DB
  19. Adapted to cut; as, a cutting tool. Newage Dictionary DB
  20. Chilling; penetrating; sharp; as, a cutting wind. Newage Dictionary DB
  21. Severe; sarcastic; biting; as, a cutting reply. Newage Dictionary DB

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Usage examples for cutting

  1. A good many leisure hours were spent in cutting and sewing that shanty, which proved rather a success. – Woodcraft by George W. Sears
  2. I'm only cutting my wisdom teeth. – Without a Home by E. P. Roe
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