cut and paste


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cut and paste

n
(Computer Science) a technique used in word processing by which a section of text can be moved within a document
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Cut and paste, and the related copy and paste, have been an essential part of computer-aided writing from the time that dedicated word processors and then word processing software on personal computers began replacing electric typewriters in the 1970's and 1980's.
He and Gellert would also like to understand in more detail how RAG1 and RAG2 together perform VDJ recombination and, in the test-tube system at least, both cut and paste DNA.
This is far from the primitive cut and paste approach.