Definition Of cutting


(of a line) cross or intersect (another line).

the point where the line cuts the vertical axis

a piece cut off from something, especially what remains when something is being trimmed or prepared.

grass cuttings

adulterate (a drug) or dilute (alcohol) by mixing it with another substance.

speed cut with rat poison

an open passage excavated through higher ground for a railroad, road, or canal.

These beautiful fish have been found in railway cuttings , brick pits and building sites across Sydney, particularly back in the days when excavations were done mostly by hand.

capable of cutting something.

the cutting blades of the hedge trimmer

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Example Of cutting

  • cutting winter winds

  • a cutting remark

  • A closer analogy to communion would be if the symbolic genital cutting was performed on something that wasn't part of anybody's body!

  • A special feature of the afternoon was the cutting of the party cake by two of the oldest people in the parish, Mary Mulligan from Ballinakill and Bernie Brennan from Knock.

  • A steady table is a must for the cutting of the cake.

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