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Overview of noun cutting

The noun cutting has 10 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (2) film editing, cutting

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

2. (1) cutting, slip

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

3. (1) cut, cutting

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

4. cutting

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

5. clipping, newspaper clipping, press clipping, cutting, press cutting

(an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine; "he searched through piles of letters and clippings")

6. carving, cutting

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

7. cut, cutting

(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. cut, cutting

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

9. cutting, thinning

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

10. cut, cutting, cutting off

(the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends; "the barber gave him a good cut")


Overview of noun cut

The noun cut has 20 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (1) cut

(a share of the profits; "everyone got a cut of the earnings")

2. (1) cut

((film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next; "the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt")

3. (1) cut, gash

(a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation)

4. cut

(a step on some scale; "he is a cut above the rest")

5. cut, gash, slash, slice

(a wound made by cutting; "he put a bandage over the cut")

6. cut, cut of meat

(a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass)

7. stinger, cut

(a remark capable of wounding mentally; "the unkindest cut of all")

8. cut, track

(a distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc; "he played the first cut on the cd"; "the title track of the album")

9. deletion, excision, cut

(the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage; "an editor's deletions frequently upset young authors"; "both parties agreed on the excision of the proposed clause")

10. cut

(the style in which a garment is cut; "a dress of traditional cut")

11. cut

(a canal made by erosion or excavation)

12. snub, cut, cold shoulder

(a refusal to recognize someone you know; "the snub was clearly intentional")

13. baseball swing, swing, cut

(in baseball; a batter's attempt to hit a pitched ball; "he took a vicious cut at the ball")

14. cut, undercut

((sports) a stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball; "cuts do not bother a good tennis player")

15. cut, cutting

(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")

16. cut, cutting

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

17. cut, cutting

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

18. cut, cutting, cutting off

(the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends; "the barber gave him a good cut")

19. cut

(the act of reducing the amount or number; "the mayor proposed extensive cuts in the city budget")

20. cut

(an unexcused absence from class; "he was punished for taking too many cuts in his math class")


Overview of adj cutting

The adj cutting has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. cutting, edged, stinging

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

2. bleak, cutting, raw

(unpleasantly cold and damp; "bleak winds of the North Atlantic")

3. cutting, keen, knifelike, piercing, stabbing, lancinate, lancinating

(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")

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