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Definition of Cutting


  1. of Cut
  2. The act or process of making an incision, or of severing, felling, shaping, etc.
  3. Something cut, cut off, or cut out, as a twig or scion cut off from a stock for the purpose of grafting or of rooting as an independent plant; something cut out of a newspaper; an excavation cut through a hill or elsewhere to make a way for a railroad, canal, etc.; a cut.
  4. Adapted to cut; as, a cutting tool.
  5. Chilling; penetrating; sharp; as, a cutting wind.
  6. Severe; sarcastic; biting; as, a cutting reply.

Cutting Quotations

The industrial revolution in the new century is, in essence, a scientific and technological revolution, and breaking through the cutting edge is a shortcut to the building of an economic giant.
Kim Jong-un

I think what they're looking for is for us to keep our promises and to do the simple things, like cutting spending and being responsible.
Raul Labrador

My room is like an antique shop, full of junk, and weird stuff. There's a big sword in there. And a taxidermy bird, and a couple of birdcages. And a lot of newspaper cuttings. I used to have a weird thing about cutting out morbid headlines from newspapers, and collecting them. I was fascinated with drowning, which is kind of strange.
Florence Welch

The beauty of the world, which is so soon to perish, has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.
Virginia Woolf

We have seven pillars of development. India has a cutting edge information technology industry. We are setting up a technology park. We would like to see technology penetration iin education. Besides, we would like to see cooperation in industries like fashion, filmmaking, ship-building, education, health and energy.
Kamla Persad-Bissessar
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Cutting Translations

cutting in French is rognure
cutting in German is Schneiden, abschneidend, anschneidend
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