Cutting meaning

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A part, such as a stem, leaf, or root, removed from a plant to propagate a new plant, as through rooting or grafting.
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Capable of or designed for incising, shearing, or severing.

A cutting tool.

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A part cut off from a main body.
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Present participle of cut.
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(countable, uncountable) The action of the verb to cut.

How many different cuttings can this movie undergo?

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(countable) A section removed from the larger whole.
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(countable) A leaf, stem, branch, or root removed from a plant and cultivated to grow a new plant.
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(uncountable) The editing of film or other recordings.
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Sharply penetrating; piercing.

A cutting wind.

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Injuring or capable of injuring the feelings of others.
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An excavation made through high ground in a construction project.
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The editing of film or recording tape.
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A clipping, as from a newspaper.
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Self-injury in which cuts are made in the skin.
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The act of one that cuts; specif., the practice of compulsively injuring oneself by piercing or slashing the skin.
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A piece cut off.
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A clipping, as from a newspaper.
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A passage for trains, cars, etc. cut through a hill or high ground; cut.
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A slip or shoot cut away from a plant for rooting or grafting.
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That cuts or for cutting.

A cutting tool, cutting board.

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Chilling or piercing.
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Wounding the feelings; sarcastic.
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Capable of or designed for incising, shearing, or severing.

A cutting tool.

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Self-injury in which cuts are made in the skin.
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(countable) A newspaper clipping.
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(countable) An abridged selection of written work, often intended for performance.

The actor had to make his cutting shorter to fit the audition time.

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(uncountable) Self-harm; the act of cutting one's own skin.
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(countable) A narrow passage, dug for a road, railway or canal to go through.
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(not comparable) That is used for cutting.

I need some sort of cutting utensil to get through this shrink wrap.

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Of remarks, criticism, etc., potentially hurtful.

The director gave the auditioning actors cutting criticism.

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