cutting-engine love


from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In silkmanuf., a machine for cutting refuse or floss silk, after it has been disentangled and straightened, into short lengths that may be worked upon cotton-machinery.
  • noun A machine for cutting gear-teeth or ratchet-wheels. It has an indexing device to divide a circumference into aliquot or equal parts.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


    Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.