- Cutting Cut"ting (k[u^]t"t[i^]ng), n.
1. The act or process of making an incision, or of severing,
felling, shaping, etc.
2. 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. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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