Meaning of cutting

Definition of cutting

(adj) (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character; "cutting remarks"; "edged satire"; "a stinging comment"
unpleasantly cold and damp; "bleak winds of the North Atlantic"
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"
(noun) the activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film
a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting
the act of cutting something into parts; "his cuts were skillful"; "his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess"
a piece cut off from the main part of something
an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine; "he searched through piles of letters and clippings"
removing parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape
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"
the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge; "his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels"
the act of diluting something; "the cutting of whiskey with water"; "the thinning of paint with turpentine"
the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends; "the barber gave him a good cut"

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