DICTIONARY


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" ;

  • 17. (

    ) make an abrupt change of image or sound; "cut from one scene to another" ;

  • 18. (

    ) stop filming; "cut a movie scene" ;

  • 19. (

    ) make a recording of; "cut the songs"; "She cut all of her major titles again" ;

  • 20. (

    ) record a performance on (a medium); "cut a record" ;

  • 21. (

    ) create by duplicating data; "cut a disk"; "burn a CD" ;

  • 22. (

    ) form or shape by cutting or incising; "cut paper dolls" ;

  • 23. (

    ) perform or carry out; "cut a caper" ;

  • 24. (

    ) function as a cutting instrument; "This knife cuts well" ;

  • 25. (

    ) allow incision or separation; "This bread cuts easily" ;

  • 26. (

    ) divide a deck of cards at random into two parts to make selection difficult; "Wayne cut"; "She cut the deck for a long time" ;

  • 28. (

    ) reap or harvest; "cut grain" ;

  • 29. (

    ) fell by sawing; hew; "The Vietnamese cut a lot of timber while they occupied Cambodia" ;

  • 30. (

    ) penetrate injuriously; "The glass from the shattered windshield cut into her forehead" ;

  • 32. (

    ) shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of; "cut my hair" ;

  • 34. (

    ) dissolve by breaking down the fat of; "soap cuts grease" ;

  • 35. (

    ) have a reducing effect; "This cuts into my earnings" ;

  • 36. (

    ) cease, stop; "cut the noise"; "We had to cut short the conversation" ;

  • 39. (

    ) have grow through the gums; "The baby cut a tooth" ;

  • 40. (

    ) grow through the gums; "The new tooth is cutting" ;

  • 41. (

    ) cut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses); "the vet gelded the young horse" ;

Adjective : CUTTING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character; "cutting remarks"; "edged satire"; "a stinging comment" ;


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