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paper cutter

n.
A device for trimming paper to desired dimensions, typically a ruled board with a long pivoted cutting knife attached to one side.
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pa′per cut`ter


n.
any device for cutting or trimming sheets of paper to a required size.
[1820–30]
pa′per-cut`ting, adj.
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Noun1.paper cutter - a cutting implement for cutting sheets of paper to the desired sizepaper cutter - a cutting implement for cutting sheets of paper to the desired size
cutting implement - a tool used for cutting or slicing
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