Definition of CUTTING

noun : CUTTING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) the activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film ;

  • 2. (

    ) a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting ;

  • 3. (

    ) the act of cutting something into parts; "his cuts were skillful"; "his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess" ;

  • 4. (

    ) a piece cut off from the main part of something ;

  • 6. (

    ) removing parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape ;

  • 7. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 8. (

    ) the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge; "his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels" ;

  • 9. (

    ) the act of diluting something; "the cutting of whiskey with water"; "the thinning of paint with turpentine" ;

verb : CUTTING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope" ;

  • 4. (

    ) make an incision or separation; "cut along the dotted line" ;

  • 5. (

    ) discharge from a group; "The coach cut two players from the team" ;

  • 6. (

    ) form by probing, penetrating, or digging; "cut a hole"; "cut trenches"; "The sweat cut little rivulets into her face" ;

  • 7. (

    ) style and tailor in a certain fashion; "cut a dress" ;

  • 8. (

    ) hit (a ball) with a spin so that it turns in the opposite direction; "cut a Ping-Pong ball" ;

  • 11. (

    ) intentionally fail to attend; "cut class" ;

  • 12. (

    ) be able to manage or manage successfully; "I can't hack it anymore"; "she could not cut the long days in the office" ;

  • 13. (

    ) give the appearance or impression of; "cut a nice figure" ;

  • 14. (

    ) move (one's fist); "his opponent cut upward toward his chin" ;

  • 15. (

    ) pass directly and often in haste; "We cut through the neighbor's yard to get home sooner" ;

  • 16. (

    ) pass through or across; "The boat cut the water" ;