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cutting

EN[ˈkʌtɪŋ] [-ʌtɪŋ]
US
WCutting
  • Cutting is the separation of a physical object, into two or more portions, through the application of an acutely directed force.
  • Implements commonly used for cutting are the knife and saw, or in medicine and science the scalpel and microtome.
  • Cutting is a compressive and shearing phenomenon, and occurs only when the total stress generated by the cutting implement exceeds the ultimate strength of the material of the object being cut.
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cutting
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
      • Nouns
        • Countable nouns
          • Singularia tantum
            • Uncountable nouns
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Participles
                • Present participles
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          1. en cuttings
          2. en cuttingly
          3. en cutting in
          4. en cutting it
          5. en cutting up
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          Meaning of cutting for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "cutting" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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