HyperDic: cutting

English > 13 senses of the word cutting:
NOUNactcutting, film editingthe activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film
plantcutting, slipa part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting
actcutting, cutthe act of cutting something into parts
objectcuttinga piece cut off from the main part of something
communicationcutting, clipping, newspaper clipping, press clipping, press cuttingan excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine
actcutting, carvingremoving parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape / shape
actcutting, cutthe division of a deck of cards before dealing / dealing
actcutting, cutthe act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge
actcutting, thinningthe act of diluting something
actcutting, cut, cutting offthe act of shortening something by chopping off the ends
ADJECTIVEallcutting, edged, stinging(of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character
allcutting, bleak, rawunpleasantly cold and damp
allcutting, keen, knifelike, piercing, stabbing, lancinate, lancinatingpainful as if caused by a sharp instrument
cutting > pronunciation
Soundskah'tihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > cutting: 13 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character.
Example"cutting remarks"
Synonymsedged, stinging
Broaderunkindlacking kindness
Spanishcortante, incisivo, mordaz, punzante, severo
Catalancoent, incisiu, mordaç, punxant, sever
Adverbscuttinglyin an intentionally unkind way
English > cutting: 13 senses > adjective 2
Meaningunpleasantly cold and damp.
Synonymsbleak, raw
BroadercoldHaving a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration
Spanishcrudo
English > cutting: 13 senses > adjective 3
MeaningPainful as if caused by a sharp instrument.
Example"a cutting wind"
Synonymskeen, knifelike, piercing, stabbing, lancinate, lancinating
Broadersharpkeenly and painfully felt
Spanishcortante, penetrante, punzante
Catalanpenetrant
English > cutting: 13 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film.
Synonymfilm editing
Broadercreating by removalThe act of creating by removing something
Spanishmontaje
Catalanmuntatge
Verbscutcut and assemble the components of
cutmake an abrupt change of image or sound
English > cutting: 13 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningA part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting.
Synonymslip
Narrowerquicksetcuttings of plants set in the ground to grow as hawthorn for hedges or vines
Broaderstalk, stemA slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
Spanishesqueje
Catalanesqueix
English > cutting: 13 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of cutting something into parts.
Example "his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess"
Synonymcut
Narrowerdissectioncutting so as to separate into pieces
scissionThe act of dividing by cutting or splitting
severance, severingThe act of severing
slicingThe act of cutting into slices
undercutA cut made underneath to remove material
BroaderdivisionThe act or process of dividing
Spanishcortadura, corte, tajo
Catalantallada, tall
Verbscutseparate with or as if with an instrument
cutmake an incision / incision or separation
English > cutting: 13 senses > noun 4, object
MeaningA piece cut off from the main part of something.
NarrowerpruningSomething that has been pruned off of a plant
Broaderpart, pieceA portion of a natural object
English > cutting: 13 senses > noun 5, communication
MeaningAn excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine.
Synonymsclipping, newspaper clipping, press clipping, press cutting
Broaderexcerpt, excerption, extract, selectionA passage selected from a larger / larger work
Spanishartículo, recortadura, recorte de prensa, recorte
English > cutting: 13 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningRemoving parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape / shape.
Synonymcarving
NarrowerpetroglyphA carving or line drawing on rock (especially one made by prehistoric people)
truncationThe replacement of an edge or solid angle (as in cutting a gemstone) by a plane (especially by a plane that is equally inclined to the adjacent faces)
Broadercreating by removalThe act of creating by removing something
Spanishlabra, tallado, talla
Verbscutform or shape by cutting or incising
English > cutting: 13 senses > noun 7, act
MeaningThe division of a deck of cards before dealing / dealing.
Example "the cutting of the cards soon became a ritual"
Synonymcut
Part ofcard game, cardsA game / game played with playing cards
BroaderdivisionThe act or process of dividing
Spanishcorte
Catalantallada, tall
Verbscutdivide a deck of cards at random into two parts to make selection difficult
English > cutting: 13 senses > noun 8, act
MeaningThe act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge.
Synonymcut
Narrowerincision, section, surgical incisionThe cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)
notch, nick, snickA small cut
slash, gashA strong sweeping cut made with a sharp instrument
BroaderopeningBecoming open or being made open
Spanishcortadura, corte, tajo
Catalantallada, tall
Verbscutmake an incision / incision or separation
English > cutting: 13 senses > noun 9, act
MeaningThe act of diluting something.
Example"the cutting of whiskey with water"
Synonymthinning
Broaderdilutionweakening (reducing the concentration) by the addition of water or a thinner
Catalanaclarida
Verbscutlessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture
English > cutting: 13 senses > noun 10, act
MeaningThe act of shortening something by chopping off the ends.
Synonymscut, cutting off
Narrowerclip, clipping, snipThe act of clipping / clipping or snipping / snipping
haircutThe act of cutting the hair
shearingRemoving by cutting off or clipping
trim, trimming, clippingcutting down to the desired size or shape
BroadershorteningAct of decreasing in length
Spanishcorte, recorte
Catalantallada, tall
Verbscutform or shape by cutting or incising

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