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Cutting vs. Tailoring — What's the Difference?

Cutting vs. Tailoring — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Cutting and Tailoring

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Cutting

Cutting is the separation or opening of a physical object, into two or more portions, through the application of an acutely directed force. Implements commonly used for cutting are the knife and saw, or in medicine and science the scalpel and microtome.
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Tailoring

One that makes, repairs, and alters garments such as suits, coats, and dresses.
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Cutting

The action of cutting something
The cutting of the cake
Tax-cutting
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Tailoring

To make (a garment), especially to specific requirements or measurements.
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Cutting

A piece cut off from something, especially what remains when something is being trimmed or prepared
Grass cuttings
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Tailoring

To fit or provide (a person) with clothes made to that person's measurements.
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Cutting

An open passage excavated through higher ground for a railway, road, or canal
They found the cutting and scrambled down the slope
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Tailoring

To make, alter, or adapt for a particular end or purpose
A speech that was tailored to an audience of business leaders.
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Cutting

Capable of cutting something
The cutting blades of the hedge trimmer
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Tailoring

To pursue the trade of a tailor.
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Cutting

Capable of or designed for incising, shearing, or severing
A cutting tool.
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Tailoring

Present participle of tailor
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Cutting

Sharply penetrating; piercing
A cutting wind.
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Tailoring

Work done by a tailor.
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Cutting

Injuring or capable of injuring the feelings of others
"He can say the driest, most cutting things in the quietest of tones" (Charlotte Brontë).
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Tailoring

(figuratively) Any modification or ornamentation.
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Cutting

A part cut off from a main body.
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Tailoring

The business or the work of a tailor or a tailoress.
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Cutting

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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Tailoring

The occupation of a tailor
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Cutting

An excavation made through high ground in a construction project.
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Cutting

The editing of film or recording tape.
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Cutting

Chiefly British A clipping, as from a newspaper.
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Cutting

Self-injury in which cuts are made in the skin.
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Cutting

The action of the verb to cut.
How many different cuttings can this movie undergo?
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Cutting

(countable) A section removed from a larger whole.
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Cutting

(countable) A newspaper clipping.
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Cutting

A leaf, stem, branch, or root removed from a plant and cultivated to grow a new plant.
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Cutting

(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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Cutting

An open passage at a level lower than the surrounding terrain, dug for a canal, railway, or road to go through.
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Cutting

The editing of film or other recordings.
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Cutting

The process of bringing metals to a desired shape by chipping away the unwanted material.
Boring, drilling, milling, and turning are all different kinds of metal cutting processes.
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Cutting

The act of cutting one's own skin as a symptom of a mental disorder; self-harm.
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Cutting

That is used for cutting.
I need some sort of cutting utensil to get through this shrink wrap.
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Cutting

Piercing, sharp.
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Cutting

Of criticism, remarks, etc.: (potentially) hurtful.
The director gave the auditioning actors cutting criticism.
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Cutting

(India) Of a beverage: half-sized.
A cutting chai
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Cutting

Present participle of cut
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Cutting

The act or process of making an incision, or of severing, felling, shaping, etc.
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Cutting

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.
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Cutting

Adapted to cut; as, a cutting tool.
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Cutting

Chilling; penetrating; sharp; as, a cutting wind.
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Cutting

Severe; sarcastic; biting; as, a cutting reply; a cutting remark.
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Cutting

The activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film
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Cutting

A part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting
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Cutting

The act of cutting something into parts;
His cuts were skillful
His cutting of the cake made a terrible mess
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Cutting

A piece cut off from the main part of something
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Cutting

An excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine;
He searched through piles of letters and clippings
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Cutting

Cutting away parts to create a desired shape
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Cutting

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
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Cutting

The act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge;
His cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels
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Cutting

The act of diluting something;
The cutting of whiskey with water
The thinning of paint with turpentine
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Cutting

The act of shortening something by cutting off the ends;
The barber gave him a good cut
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Cutting

(of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character;
Cutting remarks
Edged satire
A stinging comment
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Cutting

Unpleasantly cold and damp;
Bleak winds of the North Atlantic
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Cutting

As physically 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
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Cutting

Suitable for cutting or severing;
A cutting tool
The cutting edge
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