Nouns (25)

cutting off, cutting, cut
n. the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends; "the barber gave him a good cut"
thinning, cutting
n. the act of diluting something; "the cutting of whiskey with water"; "the thinning of paint with turpentine"
cutting, cut
n. the act of cutting something into parts; "his cuts were skillful"; "his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess"
cutting, cut
n. the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge; "his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels"
cutting, cut
n. 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"
cutting, carving
n. removing parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape
film editing, cutting
n. the activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film
press cutting, press clipping, newspaper clipping, cutting, clipping
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
slip, cutting
n. a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting
n. a special rule in korfball
n. [the act of penetrating, dividing or detaching with the aid of a sharp-edged object]

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Adjectives (9)

incisive, cutting
adj. having a sharp edge: "the cutting edge"; "incisive teeth"
lancinating, lancinate, stabbing, piercing, knifelike, keen, cutting
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"
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