crosscut crosscut

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a diagonal path
  2. (n) a route shorter than the usual one
  3. (v) cut using a diagonal line

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. After 14 hours of fire fighting, the score stood: 90 men with crosscut saws, 320 snags; six men with power saws, 220 snags.
  2. He rallied 30 staffers, borrowed axes and crosscut saws, led his band into a stand of timber.
  3. There were no chain saws or skidders or big logging tractors as there are now; the prisoners worked bow saws or long two- man crosscut saws to fell trees.

News

  1. Gradient X Exits Beta

    Santa Monica-based Gradient X, the programmatic mobile advertising startup backed by GRP Partners, Rincon Venture Partners, Crosscut Ventures, Founder Collective, Double M Capital, Baroda Ventures, Siemer Ventures, Walter Kortschak (Summit Capital), and Mark Suster, said today that it has exited its beta. The startup--led by online advertising veterans Brian Baumgart, Julie Mattern and Michael ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: socalTech.com

  2. Introducing the Crosscut Courage Awards

    Crosscut's first annual "Courage Awards" will honor Northwest leaders from the worlds of business, culture and public service. Join us in celebrating - and nominating - the people among us who don't back down.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Crosscut

  3. In/Flux: Meet Seattle's latest design wunderchild. Why so many iPhone users at MSFT HQ? LivingSocial slims down.

    Crosscut's weekly tech round-up tackles Microsoft's new hacker rewards program, a tablet replacement for Photoshop and LivingSocial's latest 'workplace innovations'.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Crosscut

Quotes

  • "I went out there with a lot of energy and some places, like my back crosscut or my twizzle, I didn't really handle the energy as well as I had hoped, but I think that's a major reason why we are at this competition - we're trying to use it as a...
    on Feb 14, 2008 By: Scott Moir Source: 570 News

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