from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Cut into size or shape before being marketed, assembled, or used: precut fillet of fish; precut construction materials.
- transitive v. To cut into size or shape before marketing, assembling, or using.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To cut something in advance
pre- + cut (Wiktionary)