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cut·ting

 (kŭt′ĭng)
adj.
1. Capable of or designed for incising, shearing, or severing: a cutting tool.
2. Sharply penetrating; piercing: a cutting wind.
3. Injuring or capable of injuring the feelings of others: "He can say the driest, most cutting things in the quietest of tones" (Charlotte Brontë).
n.
1. A part cut off from a main body.
2. A part, such as a stem, leaf, or root, removed from a plant to propagate a new plant, as through rooting or grafting.
3. An excavation made through high ground in a construction project.
4. The editing of film or recording tape.
5. Chiefly British A clipping, as from a newspaper.
6. Self-injury in which cuts are made in the skin.

cut′ting·ly adv.

cutting

(ˈkʌtɪŋ)
n
1. a piece cut off from the main part of something
2. (Horticulture) horticulture
a. a method of vegetative propagation in which a part of a plant, such as a stem or leaf, is induced to form its own roots
b. a part separated for this purpose
3. (Journalism & Publishing) Also called (esp US and Canadian): clipping an article, photograph, etc, cut from a newspaper or other publication
4. (Film) the editing process by which a film is cut and made
5. (Civil Engineering) an excavation in a piece of high land for a road, railway, etc, enabling it to remain at approximately the same level
6. informal Irish sharp-wittedness: there is no cutting in him.
7. (modifier) designed for or adapted to cutting; edged; sharp: a cutting tool.
adj
8. keen; piercing: a cutting wind.
9. tending to hurt the feelings: a cutting remark.
ˈcuttingly adv

cut•ting

(ˈkʌt ɪŋ)

n.
1. the act of one that cuts.
2. something cut, cut off, or cut out.
3. a piece, as a root, stem, or leaf, cut from a plant for propagation.
4. something made by cutting, as a recording.
5. a clipping from a newspaper, magazine, etc.
adj.
6. designed or used for cutting.
7. penetrating or dividing by or as if by a cut.
8. piercing, as a wind.
9. sarcastic.
[1350–1400]
cut′ting•ly, adv.

Cutting

 of cobblers: cobblers or shoemakers collectively—Lipton, 1970.

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A method of propagating a plant vegetatively by cutting off a leaf, shoot, root or bud, and encouraging the development of new roots.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cutting - the activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a filmcutting - the activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film
creating by removal - the act of creating by removing something
2.cutting - a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting
quickset - cuttings of plants set in the ground to grow as hawthorn for hedges or vines; "a quickset of a vine planted in a vineyard"
stalk, stem - a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
3.cutting - the act of cutting something into parts; "his cuts were skillful"; "his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess"
severing, severance - the act of severing
division - the act or process of dividing
dissection - cutting so as to separate into pieces
scission - the act of dividing by cutting or splitting
slicing - the act of cutting into slices
undercut - a cut made underneath to remove material
4.cutting - a piece cut off from the main part of something
part, piece - a portion of a natural object; "they analyzed the river into three parts"; "he needed a piece of granite"
pruning - something that has been pruned off of a plant
5.cutting - an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazinecutting - an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine; "he searched through piles of letters and clippings"
excerpt, excerption, extract, selection - a passage selected from a larger work; "he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings"
6.cutting - removing parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape
creating by removal - the act of creating by removing something
petroglyph - a carving or line drawing on rock (especially one made by prehistoric people)
truncation - the replacement of an edge or solid angle (as in cutting a gemstone) by a plane (especially by a plane that is equally inclined to the adjacent faces)
7.cutting - 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"
division - the act or process of dividing
card game, cards - a game played with playing cards
8.cutting - the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge; "his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels"
opening - becoming open or being made open; "the opening of his arms was the sign I was waiting for"
snick, nick, notch - a small cut
gash, slash - a strong sweeping cut made with a sharp instrument
surgical incision, incision, section - the cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)
9.cutting - the act of diluting something; "the cutting of whiskey with water"; "the thinning of paint with turpentine"
dilution - weakening (reducing the concentration) by the addition of water or a thinner
10.cutting - the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends; "the barber gave him a good cut"
shortening - act of decreasing in length; "the dress needs shortening"
snip, clipping, clip - the act of clipping or snipping
haircut - the act of cutting the hair
clipping, trimming, trim - cutting down to the desired size or shape
shearing - removing by cutting off or clipping
Adj.1.cutting - (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character; "cutting remarks"; "edged satire"; "a stinging comment"
unkind - lacking kindness; "a thoughtless and unkind remark"; "the unkindest cut of all"
2.cutting - unpleasantly cold and dampcutting - unpleasantly cold and damp; "bleak winds of the North Atlantic"
cold - having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration; "a cold climate"; "a cold room"; "dinner has gotten cold"; "cold fingers"; "if you are cold, turn up the heat"; "a cold beer"
3.cutting - painful as if caused by a sharp instrument; "a cutting wind"; "keen winds"; "knifelike cold"; "piercing knifelike pains"; "piercing cold"; "piercing criticism"; "a stabbing pain"; "lancinating pain"
sharp - keenly and painfully felt; as if caused by a sharp edge or point; "a sharp pain"; "sharp winds"

cutting

noun
1. clipping, extract, excerpt, piece Here are the press cuttings and reviews.
adjective
1. hurtful, wounding, severe, acid, bitter, malicious, scathing, acrimonious, barbed, sarcastic, sardonic, caustic, vitriolic, trenchant, pointed People make cutting remarks to help themselves feel superior to others.
hurtful kind, mild, flattering, consoling

cutting

adjective
Translations
قُصَاصَةقِطعة من نَبْته: تَركيبَـهقِطْعَـه من جَريدَهلاذِع، قارِص، جارِح للشُّعورمَمَر، قناة
výstřižekzářezjedovatýřízekvýkop
udklipbidendegennemskæringskarpstikling
lehtileike
izrezak
dugványújságkivágat
afleggjari, græîlingurgröftur eîa skurîursærandiúrklippur
切り抜き
절단
odrezokpriesek
stickling
การตัด
bài báo cắt ra

cutting

[ˈkʌtɪŋ]
A. N
1. [of plant] → esqueje m
2. (from newspaper) → recorte m (Cine) → montaje m
3. (for road, railway) → desmonte m, zanja f
B. ADJ (= sharp) [edge, wind etc] → cortante (fig) [remark] → mordaz
C. CPD cutting board Nplancha f para cortar
cutting edge Nfilo m (fig) → vanguardia f
cutting room N (Cine) → sala f de montaje

cutting

[ˈkʌtɪŋ]
adj
[blade] → tranchant(e), coupant(e)
(fig) [remark, comment] → cinglant(e), mordant(e)
n
(British) (from newspaper)coupure f de journal
[railway] → tranchée f
(for film)montage m
(from plant)bouture fcutting board (mainly US) nplanche f à découpercutting edge
n
(fig)avant-garde f
on the cutting edge of, at the cutting edge of → à la pointe de
[knife] → tranchant mcutting-edge [ˌkʌtɪŋˈɛdʒ] modif [technology, research] → de pointe; [design, fashion] → avant-gardistecutting room n (CINEMA)salle f de montage

cutting

n
Schneiden nt; (of grass)Mähen nt; (of cake)Anschneiden nt; (of rope)Durchschneiden nt, → Kappen nt; (of garment)Zuschneiden nt, → Zuschnitt m; (= cutting off)Abschneiden nt; (with sword) → Abschlagen nt
(= shaping) (of steps)Schlagen nt; (of channel, trench)Graben nt; (of figure) (in wood) → Schnitzen nt(in aus); (in stone) → Hauen nt(in aus); (of glass, crystal, jewel)Schliff m; (of key)Anfertigung f; (of record)Pressen nt, → Herstellung f
(= snubbing: of person) → Schneiden nt; (of lecture, class)Schwänzen nt (inf)
(= reduction, of prices) → Senkung f, → Herabsetzung f; (of quality)Verminderung f; (of quantity)Reduzierung f; (of working hours)Verkürzung f; (of expenses, salary)Kürzung f
(= editing, Film) → Schnitt m; (of production)Drosselung f; (of part of text)Streichung f
(Brit: = road cutting, railway cutting) → Durchstich m
(Brit: = clipping) (from newspaper) → Ausschnitt m; (of cloth)Schnipsel m, → Stückchen (Stoff) nt
(Hort) → Ableger m; to take a cuttingeinen Ableger nehmen
adj
blade, edgescharf; to be at the cutting edge of somethingin etw (dat)führend sein
(fig) wind, coldschneidend; remark, tonguescharf, spitz; to be cutting to somebodyjdm gegenüber spitze Bemerkungen machen

cutting

:
cutting board
cutting edge
n
(= blade)Schneide f, → Schnittkante f
no pl (= most advanced stage)letzter Stand (→ of gen)
cutting room
n (Film) → Schneideraum m; to end up on the cutting floor (fig)im Papierkorb enden

cutting

[ˈkʌtɪŋ]
1. n
a. (of plant) → talea
b. (Brit) (from newspaper) → ritaglio (Cine) → montaggio
c. (Brit) (for road, railway) → scavo
2. adj
a. (cold, wind) → pungente (fig) (remark) → tagliente, mordace
b. (Cine) cutting roomsala di montaggio

cut

(kat) present participle ˈcutting: past tense past participle cut verb
1. to make an opening in, usually with something with a sharp edge. He cut the paper with a pair of scissors.
2. to separate or divide by cutting. She cut a slice of bread; The child cut out the pictures; She cut up the meat into small pieces.
3. to make by cutting. She cut a hole in the cloth.
4. to shorten by cutting; to trim. to cut hair; I'll cut the grass.
5. to reduce. They cut my wages by ten per cent.
6. to remove. They cut several passages from the film.
7. to wound or hurt by breaking the skin (of). I cut my hand on a piece of glass.
8. to divide (a pack of cards).
9. to stop. When the actress said the wrong words, the director ordered `Cut!'
10. to take a short route or way. He cut through/across the park on his way to the office; A van cut in in front of me on the motorway.
11. to meet and cross (a line or geometrical figure). An axis cuts a circle in two places.
12. to stay away from (a class, lecture etc). He cut school and went to the cinema.
13. (also cut dead) to ignore completely. She cut me dead in the High Street.
noun
1. the result of an act of cutting. a cut on the head; a power-cut (= stoppage of electrical power); a haircut; a cut in prices.
2. the way in which something is tailored, fashioned etc. the cut of the jacket.
3. a piece of meat cut from an animal. a cut of beef.
ˈcutter noun
1. a person or thing that cuts. a wood-cutter; a glass-cutter.
2. a type of small sailing ship.
ˈcutting noun
1. a piece of plant cut off and replanted to form another plant.
2. an article cut out from a newspaper etc. She collects cuttings about the Royal Family.
3. a trench dug through a hillside etc, in which a railway, road etc is built.
adjective
insulting or offending. a cutting remark.
cut glass
glass with ornamental patterns cut on the surface, used for drinking glasses etc.
ˈcut-price
cheaper than normal. cut-price goods; a cut-price store.
ˈcut-throat noun
a murderer.
adjective
fierce; ruthless. cut-throat business competition.
a cut above
(obviously) better than. He's a cut above the average engineer.
cut and dried
fixed and definite. cut-and-dried opinions.
cut back to reduce considerably: The government cut back (on) public spending (noun ˈcutback)
cut both ways
to affect both parts of a question, both people involved, good and bad points etc. That argument cuts both ways!
cut a dash
to have a smart or striking appearance. He cuts a dash in his purple suit.
cut down
1. to cause to fall by cutting. He has cut down the apple tree.
2. to reduce (an amount taken etc). I haven't given up smoking but I'm cutting down.
cut in
to interrupt. She cut in with a remark.
cut it fine
to allow barely enough time, money etc for something that must be done.
cut no ice
to have no effect. This sort of flattery cuts no ice with me.
cut off
1. to interrupt or break a telephone connection. I was cut off in the middle of the telephone call.
2. to separate. They were cut off from the rest of the army.
3. to stop or prevent delivery of. They've cut off our supplies of coal.
cut one's losses
to decide to spend no more money, effort etc on something which is proving unprofitable.
cut one's teeth
to grow one's first teeth. The baby's cutting his first tooth.
cut out
1. to stop working, sometimes because of a safety device. The engines cut out (noun ˈcut-out).
2. to stop. I've cut out smoking.
cut short
1. to make shorter than intended. He cut short his holiday to deal with the crisis.
2. to cause (someone) to stop talking by interrupting them. I tried to apologize but he cut me short.

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From the uplands he could get a view of the shaded cut part of the meadow below, with its grayish ridges of cut grass, and the black heaps of coats, taken off by the mowers at the place from which they had started cutting.
If the aim of the Russians consisted in cutting off and capturing Napoleon and his marshals- and that aim was not merely frustrated but all attempts to attain it were most shamefully baffled- then this last period of the campaign is quite rightly considered by the French to be a series of victories, and quite wrongly considered victorious by Russian historians.
A long strip of wood fell to his ax--long enough to require cutting in two.
He had heard much of the sagacity of the beaver in cutting down trees, in which, it is said, they manage to make them fall into the water, and in such a position and direction as may be most favorable for conveyance to the desired point.
That whale of Stubb's so dearly purchased, was duly brought to the Pequod's side, where all those cutting and hoisting operations previously detailed, were regularly gone through, even to the baling of the Heidelburgh Tun, or Case.
In still other places men were engaged in cutting up the carcasses that had been through the chilling rooms.
The buck was now within fifty yards of his pursuers, cutting the water gallantly, and snorting at each breath with terror and his exertions, while the canoe seemed to dance over the waves as it rose and fell with the undulations made by its own motion.
Now look, for instance, at the way they serve dogs, cutting off their tails to make them look plucky, and shearing up their pretty little ears to a point to make them both look sharp, forsooth.
Thus, and in this disposition of mind, I began my third year; and though I have not given the reader the trouble of so particular an account of my works this year as the first, yet in general it may be observed that I was very seldom idle, but having regularly divided my time according to the several daily employments that were before me, such as: first, my duty to God, and the reading the Scriptures, which I constantly set apart some time for thrice every day; secondly, the going abroad with my gun for food, which generally took me up three hours in every morning, when it did not rain; thirdly, the ordering, cutting, preserving, and cooking what I had killed or caught for my supply; these took up great part of the day.
When in the Southern Fishery, a captured Sperm Whale, after long and weary toil, is brought alongside late at night, it is not, as a general thing at least, customary to proceed at once to the business of cutting him in.
The Buddhists are cutting Mohammedan throats," the Dragoman replied, with oriental composure.
The men put in the horses and got the machine going, and Ole Iverson was up on the deck, cutting bands.