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kuh ting

  • n  the activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film
  • n  a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting
  • n  the act of cutting something into parts
    his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess
  • n  a piece cut off from the main part of something
  • n  an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine
  • n  removing parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape
  • n  the division of a deck of cards before dealing
    the cutting of the cards soon became a ritual
  • n  the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge
  • n  the act of diluting something
    the cutting of whiskey with water
  • n  the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends
  • v  separate with or as if with an instrument
  • v  cut down on; make a reduction in
  • v  turn sharply; change direction abruptly
  • v  make an incision or separation
  • v  discharge from a group
  • v  form by probing, penetrating, or digging
  • v  style and tailor in a certain fashion
  • v  hit (a ball) with a spin so that it turns in the opposite direction
  • v  make out and issue
  • v  cut and assemble the components of
  • v  intentionally fail to attend
  • v  be able to manage or manage successfully
  • v  give the appearance or impression of
  • v  move (one's fist)
  • v  pass directly and often in haste
  • v  pass through or across
  • v  make an abrupt change of image or sound
  • v  stop filming
  • v  make a recording of
  • v  record a performance on (a medium)
  • v  create by duplicating data
  • v  form or shape by cutting or incising
  • v  perform or carry out
  • v  function as a cutting instrument
  • v  allow incision or separation
  • v  divide a deck of cards at random into two parts to make selection difficult
  • v  cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch
  • v  reap or harvest
  • v  fell by sawing; hew
  • v  penetrate injuriously
  • v  refuse to acknowledge
  • v  shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of
  • v  weed out unwanted or unnecessary things
  • v  dissolve by breaking down the fat of
  • v  have a reducing effect
  • v  cease, stop
  • v  reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
  • v  lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture
  • v  have grow through the gums
  • v  grow through the gums
    The new tooth is cutting
  • v  cut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses)
  • s  (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character
    cutting remarks
  • s  unpleasantly cold and damp
  • s  painful as if caused by a sharp instrument
    a cutting wind

  • This makes them very useful for cutting wood; unfortunately, they're also very good at cutting fingers.
  • This past April, 38% were cutting back.
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  • Bob McDonnell in Central Florida News 13
    Republicans in Congress have offered legislation to reform healthcare, without shifting Medicaid costs to the states, without cutting Medicare, and without raising your taxes,McDonnell said. "We will do that by implementing common sense...
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton in Washington Post
    I understand the politics of this. I could very easily stand up here and say, 'I'm all for cutting off funding,' knowing we don't have the votes,Clinton said. "We have to end this war and we can't do it without Republican votes."
  • José Ángel Gurría in AFP
    Creating jobs has to be a top priority for governments,said OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria. "Cutting unemployment and fiscal deficits at the same time is a daunting challenge but it needs to be tackled head on. Despite signs of...

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