HyperDic: cutting_off

English > 2 senses of the expression cutting off:
NOUNactcutting off, abscissionthe act of cutting something off
actcutting off, cut, cuttingthe act of shortening something by chopping off the ends
English > cutting off: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of cutting something off.
Synonymabscission
NarrowercircumcisionThe act of circumcising
Broaderremoval, remotionThe act of removing
Spanishabscisión, escisión
Catalanabscisió, escisió
English > cutting off: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of shortening something by chopping off the ends.
Synonymscut, cutting
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

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