Noun Definition

cut

1.Definition: (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next

"The cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt"

Category: General

2.Definition: (sports) a stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball

"Cuts do not bother a good tennis player"

Related Noun(s):undercut

Category: General

3.Definition: a canal made by erosion or excavation

Category: Objects

4.Definition: a distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc

"He played the first cut on the cd", "The title track of the album"

Related Noun(s):track

Category: General

5.Definition: a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass

Category: General

6.Definition: a refusal to recognize someone you know

Related Noun(s):snub

Category: General

7.Definition: a remark capable of wounding mentally

"The unkindest cut of all"

Category: General

8.Definition: a share of the profits

"Everyone got a cut of the earnings"

Category: General

9.Definition: a step on some scale

"He is a cut above the rest"

Category: General

10.Definition: a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation

Related Noun(s):gash

Category: Objects

11.Definition: a wound made by cutting

"He put a bandage over the cut"

Related Noun(s):gash, slash

Category: General

12.Definition: an unexcused absence from class

"He was punished for taking too many cuts in his math class"

Category: General

13.Definition: in baseball; a batter's attempt to hit a pitched ball

"He took a vicious cut at the ball"

Category: General

14.Definition: the act of cutting something into parts

"His cuts were skillful", "His cutting of the cake made a terrible mess"

Category: General

15.Definition: the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge

"His cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels"

Category: General

16.Definition: the act of reducing the amount or number

"The mayor proposed extensive cuts in the city budget"

Category: General

17.Definition: the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends

"The barber gave him a good cut"

Category: General

18.Definition: the division of a deck of cards before dealing

"He insisted that we give him the last cut before every deal", "The cutting of the cards soon became a ritual"

Category: General

19.Definition: the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage

Related Noun(s):excision, deletion

Category: General

20.Definition: the style in which a garment is cut

"A dress of traditional cut"

Category: General