Definitions for cuttingˈkʌt ɪŋ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the act of one that cuts.
something cut, cut off, or cut out.
a piece, as a root, stem, or leaf, cut from a plant for propagation.
something made by cutting, as a recording.
Category: Common Vocabulary
a clipping from a newspaper, magazine, etc.
(adj.)designed or used for cutting.
penetrating or dividing by or as if by a cut.
piercing, as a wind.
Origin of cutting:
film editing, cutting(noun)
the activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film
a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting
the act of cutting something into parts
"his cuts were skillful"; "his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess"
a piece cut off from the main part of something
clipping, newspaper clipping, press clipping, cutting, press cutting(noun)
an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine
"he searched through piles of letters and clippings"
removing parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape
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"
the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge
"his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels"
the act of diluting something
"the cutting of whiskey with water"; "the thinning of paint with turpentine"
cut, cutting, cutting off(adj)
the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends
"the barber gave him a good cut"
cutting, edged, stinging(adj)
(of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character
"cutting remarks"; "edged satire"; "a stinging comment"
bleak, cutting, raw(adj)
unpleasantly cold and damp
"bleak winds of the North Atlantic"
cutting, keen, knifelike, piercing, stabbing, lancinate, lancinating(adj)
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"
The action of the verb to cut.
How many different cuttings can this movie undergo?
A section removed from the larger whole.
A newspaper clipping.
A leaf, stem, branch, or root removed from a plant and cultivated to grow a new plant.
An abridged selection of written work, often intended for performance.
The actor had to make his cutting shorter to fit the audition time.
The editing of film or other recordings.
Self-harm; the act of cutting one's own skin.
A narrow passage, dug for a road, railway or canal to go through.
That is used for cutting.
I need some sort of cutting utensil to get through this shrink wrap.
Of remarks, criticism, etc., potentially hurtful.
The director gave the auditioning actors cutting criticism.
the act or process of making an incision, or of severing, felling, shaping, etc
something cut, cut off, or cut out, as a twig or scion cut off from a stock for the purpose of grafting or of rooting as an independent plant; something cut out of a newspaper; an excavation cut through a hill or elsewhere to make a way for a railroad, canal, etc.; a cut
adapted to cut; as, a cutting tool
chilling; penetrating; sharp; as, a cutting wind
severe; sarcastic; biting; as, a cutting reply
Cutting is the separation of a physical object, or a portion of a physical object, into two or more portions, through the application of an acutely directed force. Implements commonly used for cutting are the knife and saw, or in medicine and science the scalpel and microtome. However, any sufficiently sharp object is capable of cutting if it has a hardness sufficiently larger than the object being cut, and if it is applied with sufficient force. Even liquids can be used to cut things when applied with sufficient force. Cutting is a compressive and shearing phenomenon, and occurs only when the total stress generated by the cutting implement exceeds the ultimate strength of the material of the object being cut. The simplest applicable equation is stress = force/area: The stress generated by a cutting implement is directly proportional to the force with which it is applied, and inversely proportional to the area of contact. Hence, the smaller the area, the less force is needed to cut something.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'cutting' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3701
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'cutting' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2024
Rank popularity for the word 'cutting' in Nouns Frequency: #2246
Translations for cutting
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a piece of plant cut off and replanted to form another plant.
- قِطعة من نَبْته: تَركيبَـهArabic
- бот. резникBulgarian
- mudaPortuguese (BR)
- der StecklingGerman
- κομμάτι από φυτό που ξαναφυτεύεταιGreek
- afleggjari, græðlingurIcelandic
- 꺾꽃이용 가지Korean
- auginys, gyvašakėLithuanian
- avlegger, stiklingNorwegian
- stickling, skottSwedish
- çelik, dalTurkish
- 插條，插枝Chinese (Trad.)
- كاٹا هوا ٹکڑاUrdu
- cành giâmVietnamese
- 插条，插枝Chinese (Simp.)
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