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Meaning of CUTTING

Pronunciation:  'kuting

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of shortening something by cutting off the ends; "the barber gave him a good cut"
  2. [n]  the act of diluting something; "the cutting of whiskey with water"; "the thinning of paint with turpentine"
  3. [n]  the act of cutting something into parts; "his cuts were skillful"; "his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess"
  4. [n]  the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge; "his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels"
  5. [n]  the division of a deck of cards before dealing; "his cutting the cards before every deal soon became a ritual"
  6. [n]  cutting away parts to create a desired shape
  7. [n]  the activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film
  8. [n]  an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine; "he searched through piles of letters and clippings"
  9. [n]  a piece cut off from the main part of something
  10. [n]  a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting
  11. [adj]  suitable for cutting or severing; "a cutting tool"; "the cutting edge"
  12. [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"
  13. [adj]  unpleasantly cold and damp; "bleak winds of the North Atlantic"
  14. [adj]  (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character; "cutting remarks"; "edged satire"; "a stinging comment"
 

CUTTING is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: 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
 
 See Also: 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

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \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.
    
    
  2. \Cut"ting\, a.
    1. Adapted to cut; as, a cutting tool.
    
    2. Chilling; penetrating; sharp; as, a cutting wind.
    
    3. Severe; sarcastic; biting; as, a cutting reply.
    
    
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you are cutting something means a broken relationship or severed connection.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Portion of a stem, root, or leaf cut from the parent plant for the production of a new independent plant by inducing it to form shoots and roots under favorable environmental conditions (e.g., stem cuttings, leaf cuttings, leaf-bud cuttings, and root cuttings).
 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

the flesh in various ways was an idolatrous practice, a part of idol-worship (Deut. 14:1; 1 Kings 18:28). The Israelites were commanded not to imitate this practice (Lev. 19:28; 21:5; Deut. 14:1). The tearing of the flesh from grief and anguish of spirit in mourning for the dead was regarded as a mark of affection (Jer. 16:6; 41:5; 48:37).

Allusions are made in Revelation (13:16; 17:5; 19:20) to the practice of printing marks on the body, to indicate allegiance to a deity. We find also references to it, through in a different direction, by Paul (Gal. 6; 7) and by Ezekiel (9:4). (See HAIR.)

 
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