cut-and-paste


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cut-and-paste

(kŭt′ənd-pāst′)
adj.
Pieced together from several sources.

cut′-and-paste′



adj.
assembled from various existing elements.
Translations

cut-and-paste

adj (US) a cut-and-paste jobeine zusammengestückelte Arbeit (usu pej)
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The perpetrator/s used the cut-and-paste method, copying one of the 'e' letters of the headline and pasted it on the 'faces' word.
This whole correction system is basically a "Cut-and-Paste" function, with the last part of the "Paste" phase relying on the cells' own DNA repair mechanism to properly join the OTC gene back together again.
The cut-and-paste property of shifted DNA is now being used to develop tools for scientific research and medical applications.
A far cry from cut-and-paste cruelty, this issue of Oh No!
Nowadays, NPD software does a lot more than cut-and-paste. For example, ITI's QFD/Capture has tools to build a set of cascading matrices, starting with a source matrix (customer requirements) and finishing with submatrices (manufacturing requirements by product subsystem).
Half a century later, Conceptual artists adapted cut-and-paste techniques to the deconstruction of authorship and authenticity.
This enables collaborative workgroups in departments such as finance and sales to share spreadsheet data without the typical error-prone method of email and cut-and-paste. With a KnowNow-enabled spreadsheet, cells can be defined as either publish or subscribe; as new data is entered into a cell, data is immediately available to all subscribers to that cell.
Beyonce's dad and Manager, Mathew Knowles, complained to Newsday That The Sun's story was a "cut-and-paste job" designed to paint his delighter as a homophobe.
Students can copy or cut-and-paste, change fonts, save notes under different file names, and transfer and convert files from the handheld to a PC.
It includes numerous tutorials, templates, and "cut-and-paste" clip-art items.
Designed to provide information on Java news and trends, the letters include editorial on such topics as live applets, cut-and-paste code, new products and new applications.
The task here is simply to replace each English-language paragraph with its foreign-language equivalent, using the same cut-and-paste techniques that everyone is familiar with.