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Definitions of cutting:
  • noun:   the act of diluting something
    Example: "The cutting of whiskey with water"
  • noun:   a piece cut off from the main part of something
  • noun:   a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting
  • noun:   the act of shortening something by cutting off the ends
  • noun:   the act of cutting something into parts
    Example: "His cutting of the cake made a terrible mess"
  • noun:   the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge
  • noun:   the division of a deck of cards before dealing
    Example: "The cutting of the cards soon became a ritual"
  • noun:   cutting away parts to create a desired shape
  • noun:   the activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film
  • noun:   an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine
  • adjective:   (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character
    Example: "Cutting remarks"
  • adjective:   suitable for cutting or severing
    Example: "A cutting tool"
  • adjective:   as physically painful as if caused by a sharp instrument
    Example: "A cutting wind"
  • adjective:   unpleasantly cold and damp
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #8070)

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