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Cutting vs. Tailoring

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Cuttingnoun

The action of the verb to cut.

‘How many different cuttings can this movie undergo?’;

Tailoringnoun

Work done by a tailor.

Cuttingnoun

(countable) A section removed from the larger whole.

Tailoringnoun

(figuratively) Any modification or ornamentation.

Cuttingnoun

(countable) A newspaper clipping.

Tailoringadverb

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

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Cuttingnoun

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

Tailoringnoun

the occupation of a tailor

Cuttingnoun

(countable) An abridged selection of written work, often intended for performance.

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

Cuttingnoun

(uncountable) The editing of film or other recordings.

Cuttingnoun

(uncountable) Self-harm; the act of cutting one's own skin.

Cuttingnoun

(machining) The process of bringing metals to a desired shape by chipping away the unwanted material.

‘Turning, boring, milling, and drilling are all different kinds of metal cutting processes.’;

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Cuttingnoun

(countable) A narrow passage, dug for a road, railway or canal to go through.

Cuttingadjective

(not comparable) That is used for cutting.

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

Cuttingadjective

Of remarks, criticism, etc., potentially hurtful.

‘The director gave the auditioning actors cutting criticism.’;

Cuttingadjective

(India) Half-size beverage.

‘cutting chai’;

Cuttingverb

present participle of cut

Cuttingnoun

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

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Cuttingnoun

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.

Cuttingadjective

Adapted to cut; as, a cutting tool.

Cuttingadjective

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

Cuttingadjective

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

Cuttingnoun

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

Cuttingnoun

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

Cuttingnoun

the act of cutting something into parts;

‘his cuts were skillful’; ‘his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess’;

Cuttingnoun

a piece cut off from the main part of something

Cuttingnoun

an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine;

‘he searched through piles of letters and clippings’;

Cuttingnoun

cutting away parts to create a desired shape

Cuttingnoun

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’;

Cuttingnoun

the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge;

‘his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels’;

Cuttingnoun

the act of diluting something;

‘the cutting of whiskey with water’; ‘the thinning of paint with turpentine’;

Cuttingnoun

the act of shortening something by cutting off the ends;

‘the barber gave him a good cut’;

Cuttingadjective

(of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character;

‘cutting remarks’; ‘edged satire’; ‘a stinging comment’;

Cuttingadjective

unpleasantly cold and damp;

‘bleak winds of the North Atlantic’;

Cuttingadjective

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’;

Cuttingadjective

suitable for cutting or severing;

‘a cutting tool’; ‘the cutting edge’;

Cuttingnoun

the action of cutting something

‘the cutting of the cake’; ‘tax-cutting’;

Cuttingnoun

a piece cut off from something, especially what remains when something is being trimmed or prepared

‘grass cuttings’;

Cuttingnoun

an article or other piece cut from a newspaper or periodical

‘an archive of newspaper cuttings’;

Cuttingnoun

a piece cut from a plant for propagation

‘take cuttings of Christmas cactus and pot them on’;

Cuttingnoun

an open passage excavated through higher ground for a railway, road, or canal

‘they found the cutting and scrambled down the slope’;

Cuttingadjective

capable of cutting something

‘the cutting blades of the hedge trimmer’;

Cuttingadjective

(of a comment) causing emotional pain; hurtful

‘a cutting remark’;

Cuttingadjective

(of the wind) bitterly cold

‘cutting winter winds’;

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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