- (countable, uncountable) The action of the verb to cut#Verb|cut.
- How many different cuttings can this movie undergo?
- (countable) A section#Noun|section remove#Verb|removed from a larger whole.
- (countable) An abridged selection of written work#Noun|work, often intended for performance.
- The actor had to make his cutting shorter to fit the audition time.
- (countable, Britain) An open#Adjective|open passage at a level#Noun|level low#Adjective|lower than the surrounding#Adjective|surrounding terrain, dig#Verb|dug for a canal, railway, or road to go through.
- Synonyms: cut
- Antonyms: embankment
- (uncountable, cinematography, sound engineering) The edit#Verb|editing of film#Noun|film or other recording#Noun|recordings.
- (uncountable, machining) The process#Noun|process of bringing metals to a desired#Adjective|desired shape#Noun|shape by chipping away the unwanted material#Noun|material.
- Boring, drilling, milling, and turning are all different kinds of metal cutting processes.
- (uncountable, psychology) The act#Noun|act of cutting one's own skin#Noun|skin as a symptom of a personality disorder; self-harm.
- Portuguese: corte
- Russian: вы́резка
- French: bouture
- German: Steckling, Ableger, Senkreis
- Italian: talea
- Portuguese: estaca
- Russian: черено́к
- Spanish: esqueje
cutting (not comparable)
- That is use#Verb|used for cut#Verb|cutting.
- I need some sort of cutting utensil to get through this shrink wrap.
- Of criticism, remark#Noun|remarks, etc.: (potentially) hurtful.
- The director gave the auditioning actors cutting criticism.
- (India) Of a beverage: half-sized#Adjective|sized.
- a cutting chai
- present participle of cut#English|cut