Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. recently cut; -- of flowers.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. cut recently

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Examples

  • Wal-Mart's Seiyu chain in Japan in 2009 converted packages for its private-label fresh-cut fruit and salads from oil-based to corn-based plastic.

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  • Mr. Wen, in white shirt sleeves and accompanied by an entourage of dozens of officials, appeared visibly moved as he bowed deeply in front of a bed of fresh-cut flowers commemorating the accident's victims, and vowed that the government's investigation—which so far has been widely criticized for lacking transparency—will offer a result that can "stand the test of history."

    China's Wen Cautions on Rail Push

  • Under the plan, the USDA would have required Christmas tree growers to pay 15 cents per fresh-cut tree to fund an advertising board to "enhance the image of Christmas trees and the Christmas tree industry in the United States."

    About That 'Christmas Tree Tax'

  • Talks a lot about mysticism and the smell of fresh-cut grass.

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  • From the wide common over the thick waving fragrant grass came the sweet country music of the white sleeved mowers whetting their scythes and the voices of the children at play among the fresh-cut flowery swaths.

    Weatherwatch: Midsummer in Wiltshire in 1875

  • As I cut through a park to avoid a traffic jam, I saw kids in team uniforms playing baseball out on the fresh-cut grass with chalk lines, their parents on the beat-up old bleachers watching them play.

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  • Scene: The curtains are open, as is Ms. Sarandon's blouse, as she bathes with juice from fresh-cut lemons and the camera slowly pulls away to reveal someone watching.

    Getting Into Character With Susan Sarandon

  • Coasting along with the smell of fresh-cut grass wafting over from the nearby paddock, you duck off left a mile or so later towards Shipton Moyne.

    My favourite bike ride – the Cotswolds

  • Needless to say, each of resorts 319 rooms and suites features fresh-cut orchids and the gorgeous, open-air lobby and other public spaces are laden with bowls and vases of the unique flower that, at last count, came in 20,000 species, making it the largest flowering-plant family on earth.

    Pam Grout: Sarah Palin, Jane Fonda and Those Suffering From Orchidelirium Were Here

  • Ms. Khoury often leaves behind the deeper, richer scents of the winter months, such as patchouli and cedar wood, and instead seeks out fragrances with lighter touches—"citrus notes like mandarin, lemon and grapefruit, dewy green notes, things that smell like leaves or fresh-cut grass, lighter tropical florals like gardenia petals," she says.

    Change in Weather, Change in Perfume Choices

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