American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One that cuts, especially in tailoring.
- n. A device or machine that cuts.
- n. Nautical A single-masted, fore-and-aft-rigged sailing vessel with two or more headsails and a mast set somewhat farther aft than that of a sloop.
- n. Nautical A ship's boat, powered by a motor or oars and used for transporting stores or passengers.
- n. A small, lightly armed boat used by the Coast Guard.
- n. A small sleigh, usually seating one person and drawn by a single horse.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who cuts or hews; one who shapes or forms anything by cutting.
- n. Specifically— Formerly, an officer in the English exchequer whose office it was to provide wood for the tallies, and to cut on them the sums paid. See tally.
- n. In tailoring, one who measures and cuts out cloth for garments, or cuts it according to measurements made by another.
- n. A bully; a bravo; a swaggering fellow; a sharper; a robber. Also cuttle.
- n. That which cuts; an instrument or tool, or a part of one, that cuts: as, a straw-cutter; the cutters of a boring-machine.
- n. Specifically— The broad chisel-edge of a center-bit, lying between the nicker, or outer knife-edge, and the center, or pin.
- n. A knife or an indenting-tool used in testing the explosive pressure of powder in large guns. See pressure-gage.
- n. In diamond-cutting, a wooden hand-tool in which that one of two diamonds undergoing cutting which is least advanced is cemented. The other stone is cemented in the setter, and the two are then rubbed together.
- n. A wad-punch. E. H. Knight.
- n. An upright chisel on an anvil; a hack-iron. E. H. Knight.
- n. A file-chisel. E. H. Knight.
- n. In agriculture, a colter.
- n. A fore tooth that cuts, as distinguished from a grinder; an incisor.
- n. Naut.: A double-banked boat used by ships of war.
- n. A small vessel with a single mast, a mainsail, a forestaysail, and a jib set to bowsprit end. Cutter-yachts are sloop-rigged vessels, and the name is now generally applied to sloops of considerable draft and comparatively small beam.—4. A small light sleigh, with a single seat for one or two persons, usually drawn by one horse.
- n. In mining: A joint or crack, generally one which intersects or crosses a better-defined system of cracks or joints in the same rock.
- n. In coal-mining, the system of joint-planes in the coal which is of secondary importance, being not so well developed as another set called the back, face, or cleat of the coal: generally used in the plural: as, backs and cutters.
- n. b In mineralogy, a crack in the substance of a crystal, which destroys or greatly lessens its value as a lapidaries' stone.
- n. A soft yellow malmbrick, used for face-work, from the facility with which it can be cut or rubbed down.
- n. In a weavers' loom, the box which contains the quills.
- To speak low; whisper; murmur, as a dove.
- To fondle.
- n. A vessel of the government revenue marine which is known as the revenue-cutter service.
- n. A person or device that cuts.
- n. nautical A single-masted, fore-and-aft rigged, sailing vessel with at least two headsails, and a mast set further aft than that of a sloop.
- n. A foretooth; an incisor.
- n. A heavy-duty motor boat for official use.
- n. nautical A ship's boat, used for transport ship-to-ship or ship-to-shore.
- n. cricket A ball that moves sideways in the air, or off the pitch, because it has been cut.
- n. baseball A cut fastball.
- n. slang A ten-pence piece. So named because it is the coin most often sharpened by prison inmates to use as a weapon.
- n. slang A person who practices self-injury.
- n. obsolete An officer in the exchequer who notes by cutting on the tallies the sums paid.
- n. obsolete A ruffian; a bravo; a destroyer.
- n. obsolete A kind of soft yellow brick, easily cut, and used for facework.
- n. A light sleigh drawn by one horse.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who cuts.
- n. That which cuts; a machine or part of a machine, or a tool or instrument used for cutting, as that part of a mower which severs the stalk, or as a paper
- n. A fore tooth; an incisor.
- n. A boat used by ships of war.
- n. A fast sailing vessel with one mast, rigged in most essentials like a
sloop. A cutter is narrower and deeper than a sloopof the same length, and depends for stability on a deep keel, often heavily weighted with lead.
- n. In the United States, a sailing vessel with one mast and a bowsprit, setting one or two headsails. In Great Britain and Europe, a cutter sets two headsails, with or without a bowsprit.
- n. A small armed vessel, usually a steamer, in the revenue marine service; -- also called
- n. A small, light one-horse sleigh.
- n. An officer in the exchequer who notes by cutting on the tallies the sums paid.
- n. obsolete A ruffian; a bravo; a destroyer.
- n. A kind of soft yellow brick, used for facework; -- so called from the facility with which it can be cut.
- n. someone who cuts or carves stone
- n. a sailing vessel with a single mast set further back than the mast of a sloop
- n. a cutting implement; a tool for cutting
- n. a boat for communication between ship and shore
- n. someone who carves the meat
- n. someone whose work is cutting (as e.g. cutting cloth for garments)
“I have not troubled to see if Shard added up his figures wrongly or if he under-rated the pace of camels, but whatever it was the Arabs gained slightly, for on the fourth day Spanish Jack, five knots astern on what they called the cutter, sighted the camels a very long way off and signalled the fact to Shard.”
“You speak as though we all exist as helpless puppets ordained to live a certain way, and that to struggle against this cookie-cutter is wrong and futile.”
“Reuters Andy Pettitte The cutter is a mix between a fastball and a slider.”
“That pie top cutter is so nice - thanks for the giveaway!”
“It is, hands-down, the best freezer accessory money can buy. 2 tips: make the bags extra-long so you can re-seal after cutting them open; and just buy the low-end unit (cheap!) unless you really need a built-in cutter or canister sealing hose.”
“The cutter is adjustable, so you can determine the size and number of slices that your pie will have, and it is collapsible for easy storage.”
“Uh ... laser cutting probably isn't for you if you think a laser cutter is sharp.”
“To call this Administration a tax cutter is like taking a spoiled kid who does not touch dinner but takes a double portion of chocolate cake for dessert a "good eater.”
“Use your sharpest axe as the cutting tool, the second as a hammer, driving the cutter from the base of the ribcage, up the middle of the breastbone, through the top ribs.”
“My last trip to Home Depot was to involve getting a piece of material cut, only to have a nice old man tell me that the cutter is broken and he has asked management to get it fixed for weeks now and he is pretty sure that they will never bother to fix it because that would cost money.”
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