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Definition of Cutter

Cutter

  1. One who cuts; as, a stone cutter; a die cutter; esp., one who cuts out garments.
  2. That which cuts; a machine or part of a machine, or a tool or instrument used for cutting, as that part of a mower which severs the stalk, or as a paper cutter.
  3. A fore tooth; an incisor.
  4. A boat used by ships of war.
  5. A fast sailing vessel with one mast, rigged in most essentials like a sloop. A cutter is narrower end deeper than a sloop of the same length, and depends for stability on a deep keel, often heavily weighted with lead.
  6. A small armed vessel, usually a steamer, in the revenue marine service; -- also called revenue cutter.
  7. A small, light one-horse sleigh.
  8. An officer in the exchequer who notes by cutting on the tallies the sums paid.
  9. A ruffian; a bravo; a destroyer.
  10. A kind of soft yellow brick, used for facework; -- so called from the facility with which it can be cut.

Cutter Translations

cutter in French is coupeur
cutter in German is Schneideeinrichtung
cutter in Spanish is cuchilla

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