Other Cutting Definition
[n] the act of shortening something by cutting off the ends; "the barber gave him a good cut"
[n] the act of diluting something; "the cutting of whiskey with water"; "the thinning of paint with turpentine"
[n] the act of cutting something into parts; "his cuts were skillful"; "his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess"
[n] the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge; "his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels"
[n] the division of a deck of cards before dealing; "his cutting the cards before every deal soon became a ritual"
[n] cutting away parts to create a desired shape
[n] the activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film
[n] an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine; "he searched through piles of letters and clippings"
[n] a piece cut off from the main part of something
[n] a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting
[adj] suitable for cutting or severing; "a cutting tool"; "the cutting edge"
[adj] as physically 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"
[adj] unpleasantly cold and damp; "bleak winds of the North Atlantic"
[adj] (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character; "cutting remarks"; "edged satire"; "a stinging comment"
bleak, carving, clipping, cold, cut, cutting off, edged, film editing, keen, knifelike, lancinate, lancinating, newspaper clipping, piercing, press clipping, press cutting, raw, sharp, slip, stabbing, stinging, thinning, unkind
card game, cards, clip, clipping, creating by removal, dilution, dissection, division, excerpt, extract, gash, haircut, incision, nick, notch, opening, part, piece, pruning, quickset, scission, section, selection, severance, severing, shearing, shortening, slash, slicing, snick, snip, stalk, stem, surgical incision, trim, trimming, truncation
\Cut"ting\ (k[u^]t"t[i^]ng), n.
1. The act or process of making an incision, or of severing, felling, shaping, etc.
2. 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.
1. Adapted to cut; as, a cutting tool.
2. Chilling; penetrating; sharp; as, a cutting wind.
3. Severe; sarcastic; biting; as, a cutting reply.