Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A reduction or decrease.
  • noun The surgical insertion of a catheter into a vein, as for the administration of intravenous medication.
  • adjective Reduced in size; abridged.

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  • noun surgery An emergency medical procedure in which the vein is exposed and a cannula is inserted into it.

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Examples

  • I really can't see how this is supposed to cutdown on crime.

    Registering cell phones?

  • Later, there was Evil Dead II: Dead by Dawn, in which Raimi basically started off remaking the first film in a cutdown version — Bruce Campbell and his girlfriend being the only people at the cabin in this version – then transitioned into giving us a gory, more fun film than the first.

    Movie Review – Drag Me to Hell

  • Bubba'd with a cutdown stock & maybe drilled & tapped for a scope already will keep the cost down even more.

    Good cheap reliable rifle

  • Later, there was Evil Dead II: Dead by Dawn, in which Raimi basically started off remaking the first film in a cutdown version — Bruce Campbell and his girlfriend being the only people at the cabin in this version – then transitioned into giving us a gory, more fun film than the first.

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  • Bubba'd with a cutdown stock & maybe drilled & tapped for a scope already will keep the cost down even more.

    Good cheap reliable rifle

  • Then they had to float the deer down stream to this big cutdown where we had come in on another hunting club to get the deer, dogs, and the hunters!!!

    Deer Hunting with Dogs

  • Save yourself 90 minutes of tawdry agony and watch this 90-second cutdown of the movie's most ludicrous moments. ...

    Matt's TV Week in Review

  • I really can't see how this is supposed to cutdown on crime.

    Registering cell phones?

  • I really can't see how this is supposed to cutdown on crime.

    Registering cell phones?

  • Then they had to float the deer down stream to this big cutdown where we had come in on another hunting club to get the deer, dogs, and the hunters!!!

    Deer Hunting with Dogs

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