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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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When they had laughed at Beth's story, they asked their mother for one, and after a moments thought, she said soberly, "As I sat cutting out blue flannel jackets today at the rooms, I felt very anxious about Father, and thought how lonely and helpless we should be , if anything happened to him.
The act was one of pure affection and cutting regret that some vague adventure that had been present in the spirit of the night would now never be realized.
The men put in the horses and got the machine going, and Ole Iverson was up on the deck, cutting bands.
As they went cutting sidewise through the water, the sails bellied taut, with the wind filling and overflowing them.
The axe cleaved the air in front of Heyward, and cutting some of the flowing ringlets of Alice, quivered in the tree above her head.
They began at the water- mark and proceeded in the bank some distance, which we understood by their making the water muddy with the clay; and we immediately proceeded to disappoint their design, by cutting a trench across their subterranean passage.
The fellow (gentleman, as he styled himself) can hardly have been other than a spurious interloper; for, instead of seeking office from the king or the royal governor, or urging his hereditary claim to Eastern lands, he bethought himself of no better avenue to wealth than by cutting a shop-door through the side of his ancestral residence.
I had been cutting up some caper or other --I think it was trying to crawl up the chimney, as i had seen a little sweep do a few days previous; and my stepmother who, somehow or other, was all the time whipping me, or sending me to bed supperless, --my mother dragged me by the legs out of the chimney and packed me off to bed, though it was only two o'clock in the afternoon of the 21st June, the longest day in the year in our hemisphere.
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.
In still other places men were engaged in cutting up the carcasses that had been through the chilling rooms.
Mas'r wants you to cotch Bill and Jerry," said Andy, cutting short Sam's soliloquy.
Whymper says that the ends of the rope showed no evidence of cutting, but only of breaking.