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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 next time someone tells you we can trim the budget by cutting aid, I hope you will ask whether it will come at the cost of more people dying.
Bill Gates

A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew.
Herb Caen

Pointing is a metaphor we all know. We've done a lot of studies and tests on that, and it's much faster to do all kinds of functions, such as cutting and pasting, with a mouse, so it's not only easier to use but more efficient.
Steve Jobs

Competition is the keen cutting edge of business, always shaving away at costs.
Henry Ford

Cutting the deficit by gutting our investments in innovation and education is like lightening an overloaded airplane by removing its engine. It may make you feel like you're flying high at first, but it won't take long before you feel the impact.
Barack Obama
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Cutting Translations

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

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