cutter cutter  /ˈkə tər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) someone who cuts or carves stone
  2. (n) someone who carves the meat
  3. (n) someone whose work is cutting (as e.g. cutting cloth for garments)
  4. (n) a boat for communication between ship and shore
  5. (n) a sailing vessel with a single mast set further back than the mast of a sloop
  6. (n) a cutting implement; a tool for cutting

Usage(s):

  1. He so notified the Coast Guard weather-watch cutter, Pontchartrain, some comfortable ten miles to the west.
  2. Most diamond cutters, who come from poor villages around Surat, can expect to do well for themselves as they accumulate experience: a senior cutter can demand $5,000-$7,500 a year.
  3. On the cookie-cutter pop scene, one singer goes for the unique.

News

  1. Jacksonville Journal: Coast Guard cutter returns

    Jacksonville got another Coast Guard cutter as it welcomed one back from a monthlong deployment. The 87-foot-long Diamondback arrived Thursday at Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville in Atlantic Beach.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Florida Times-Union

  2. Cutter Creek ready for NGA Event next week

    The NGA heads from Windsor to Snow Hill next week for the 2013 Cutter Creek Classic. The tournament features some of the best professionals at this level and is a week that the community looks forward
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WNCT Greenville

  3. Cutter Creek Golf Classic starts next week

    Published: Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at 21:20 PM. SNOW HILL — The National Golf Association (NGA) will host its Cutter Creek Golf Classic in Greene County next week.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Kinston Free Press

Quotes

  1. "There's no doubt there's definitely some improvements being made by the pitchers," Boston outfielder JD Drew said. "Throughout my career, it used to be a split-finger. Now it's a cutter. Everybody's kind of picking up different pitches."
    on Jun 12, 2010 By: JD Drew Source: Detroit Free Press

  2. "I just don't want cookie-cutter players," Yost said. "I want guys that compete. I want guys that play with fire and passion. And sometimes when you do, things like that happen. I'd much rather deal with this than a bunch of guys sitting on...
    on Aug 5, 2008 By: Ned Yost Source: USA Today

  3. "It was a cutter I left up in the zone," Marquis said. "I went away from my strength and he made me pay for it. Other than the fact that it cost us the game, it doesn't really matter."
    on Jun 20, 2007 By: Jason Marquis Source: SI.com

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