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cutting 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈkətiNG/,
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cuttings, plural;
  1. Capable of cutting something
    • - the cutting blades of the hedge trimmer
  2. (esp. of a comment) Causing emotional pain; hurtful
    • - a cutting remark
  3. (of the wind) Bitterly cold

Noun
  1. A piece cut off from something, esp. what remains when something is being trimmed or prepared
    • - grass cuttings
  2. A piece cut from a plant for propagation

  3. A clipping from a newspaper or periodical

  4. The action of someone or something that cuts
    • - the cutting of the cake
    • - tax-cutting
  5. An open passage excavated through higher ground for a railroad, road, or canal


  1. (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character; "cutting remarks"; "edged satire"; "a stinging comment"
  2. film editing: the activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film
  3. a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting
  4. bleak: unpleasantly cold and damp; "bleak winds of the North Atlantic"
  5. cut: the act of cutting something into parts; "his cuts were skillful"; "his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess"
  6. 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"
  7. Cutting is the separation of a physical object, or a portion of a physical object, into two portions, through the application of an acutely directed force. An implement commonly used for cutting is the knife or in medical cases the scalpel. ...
  8. The Cutting was an automobile manufactured in Jackson, Michigan by the Clark-Carter Automobile Company from 1909-11, and the Cutting Motor Car Company from 1911-12. The Cutting was a powerful automobile using engines from Milwaukee, Model, and Wisconsin ranging from 30-60 hp. ...
  9. Cutting in line, also known as line/queue jumping, butting, barging, budging, skipping, ditching, breaking, shorting, or pushing in is the act of entering a line or queue at any position other than the end.
  10. Plant cutting, also known as striking or cloning, is a technique for vegetatively (asexually) propagating plants in which a piece of the source plant containing at least one stem cell is placed in a suitable medium such as moist soil, potting mix, coir or rock wool. ...
  11. Cutting is an equestrian event in the western riding style where a horse and rider are judged on their ability to separate a single animal away from a cattle herd and keep it away for a short period of time.
  12. In civil engineering, a cut or cutting is where soil or rock material from a hill or mountain is cut out to make way for a canal, road or railway line. ...
  13. The action of the verb to cut; A section removed from the larger whole; A newspaper clipping; A leaf, stem, branch, or root removed from a plant and cultivated to grow a new plant; An abridged selection of written work, often intended for performance; The editing of film or other ...
  14. (cut) An opening resulting from cutting; The act of cutting; The result of cutting; A share or portion; A batsman's shot played with a swinging motion of the bat, to hit the ball backward of point; Sideways movement of the ball through the air caused by a fast bowler imparting spin to the ball ...
  15. (cuttings) chips and small fragments of rock cut by the drill bit and brought  to the surface by the flow of drilling mud.
  16. (Cuttings) A journalist’s collection of published print work. Also called clips or portfolio.
  17. (CUTTINGS) Lavender is mainly propagated by cuttings, layering, and division of roots. Because many lavender varieties are not winter hardy and some exhibit poor rooting ability, careful choice of cultivar is recommended.
  18. (Cuttings) Detached parts of stem plants: they take root after planting and become new plants.
  19. (Cuttings) Documented releases of a model in magazines, catalogs or other medias.
  20. (Cuttings) Particles of formation obtained from a well during drilling operation. These are washed out while circulating mud-laden fluid in rotary drilling. They are bailed out in cable tool drilling.
  21. (Cuttings) Take 2 inch long softwood cuttings in spring, use a sandy compost mix, and place in a cold frame to root.
  22. (Cuttings) These are parts of stem (in some cases of leaf or root) that can be induced to form roots and develop into new plants by putting in moist soil or water.
  23. (Cuttings) Un-rooted pieces literally cut from mature green roof plants.  Sedums and some other species are able to be grown on green roofs from cuttings, which are spread directly on top of the growing medium. ...
  24. (Cuttings) pieces of plant removed for rooting
  25. (CUT) The verbal cue for the action of the scene to stop. At no time, may an actor call, “cut!”