To draw cuts


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • To draw cuts See under Cut n.
    • To draw cuts to draw lots, as of paper, etc., cut unequal lengths.
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In literature:

Unpin and draw the pattern down to the bottom and cut the required length.
"Textiles and Clothing" by Kate Heintz Watson
Suddenly it occurred to me to draw my knife and cut myself out.
"Red Rooney" by R.M. Ballantyne
We agreed to draw cuts and decide who should swim the river and get the boat.
"Old Rail Fence Corners" by Various
When it was too late to cut sign any longer, the Ranger gave orders to throw in to a small draw where the grass was good.
"Oh, You Tex!" by William Macleod Raine
Men turn out and cut notches in the ice to help the ponies draw the sleds up the hill.
"The History of the American Expedition Fighting the Bolsheviki" by Joel R. Moore
Having the boards for the post cut to the proper length and square, nail them together as shown in the detail drawing.
"Mission Furniture" by H. H. Windsor
There was a small one that had to be cut down, so I made careful drawings of it.
"Woodland Tales" by Ernest Seton-Thompson
I thought that Leeson cut the time over our cigars rather short, and we had no sooner returned to the drawing-room than he began again.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, March 11, 1914" by Various
If a black-and-white drawing is made, a rough color sketch is sent with it to indicate how the die is to be cut.
"The Building of a Book" by Various
Begin work by cutting the posts to the length indicated in the detail drawing.
"Mission Furniture" by H. H. Windsor
And at the same time to draw your attention to the fact that we have supplied you with 807 cuttings.
"The Gentle Art of Making Enemies" by James McNeill Whistler
It was Gareth who had to draw the water and cut the wood, while the other servants played.
"Stories of King Arthur's Knights" by Mary MacGregor
And see how the farmer has cut the road to pieces by drawing out his dung in the wet weather.
"Christmas Stories" by Edward Berens
It cut him to the bone, but he did not draw back for a second.
"True Tales of Arctic Heroism in the New World" by Adolphus W. Greely
The drawing of water had now become more difficult, for a hole had to be cut in the ice every time.
"Cattle-Ranch to College" by Russell Doubleday
Mr. Burnett struggled to free himself and only succeeded in drawing his bonds tighter until they cut deeply into his flesh.
"The Deserted Yacht" by Mildred A. Wirt, AKA Ann Wirt
He was to cut the string and disappear with the bag, while I would draw up the string and put it upon the fire.
"The Great Court Scandal" by William Le Queux
There must be no conscious drawing in of the hands at the moment when one is trying to cut a put.
"The Soul of Golf" by Percy Adolphus Vaile
Are you willing to settle it by drawing cuts?
"Dan Carter and the Haunted Castle" by Mildred A. Wirt
And besides, was it worth while cutting short a life that was drawing to a close?
"History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century, Volume V" by J. H. Merle d'Aubign

In news:

Residents draw water for daily use from a public fountain as the city's water supply continued to be cut off after an earthquake in Concepcion , Feb 28, 2010.
The NBA is doing its part to cut down on the flops with warnings and fines designed to dissuade players from embellishing contact to draw a foul.
At its meeting on Nov 5, the Town Board voted 5-0 to go back to the drawing board to make more cuts, rather than to pass a budget with an increase.
Because Congress cut its budget, the Census Bureau has made plans to survey far fewer farms when it draws its next detailed profile of American agriculture, in 1997.
Referring to the photograph, draw various pumpkin shapes on orange foam and cut out.
In your Tuesday Consider This item titled "Overreach on Benghazi," you attempt to draw a parallel between the 10 percent cuts made to the State Department budget and the understaffing of security personnel at the consulate.
Newell's draws, league lead cut to a point.
Recruit a buddy to help you make cuts and lift the bulky pieces into place, and in just a couple of days, you'll have pulled off a room transformation that will draw all eyes upward.
She marries melodies that draw on blues, country, and folk influences to literary lyrics that cut deep to the disconsolate heart of the human condition.
Marcy, NY (WIBX ) – A Utah judge is drawing equal amounts of ire and praise for his proposal to shorten the sentence of a teen convicted of assault in a case involving cutting the hair off of a three-year old girl that she met at McDonald's.
The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas draws tech geeks galore, who come to get a first look at the cutting-edge gadgets that will soon be on store shelves.

In science:

At this point, however, the non-linearity due to F ′ makes the equations very difficult, thus making very hard to draw clear-cut conclusions, as remarked in .
Vector field theories in cosmology
On the negative side, the system does not properly allow cut-and-paste from existing files local to the user's machine into the server based objects, that is, text, spreadsheets, drawings or presentations. This problem is inherent in the use of a Java applet in an Internet browser-based client.
TellTable Spreadsheet Audit: from Technical Possibility to Operating Prototype
We want to draw attention 2 to be complex, we cannot apply the cut rules.
On the computation of the spectral density of two-point functions: complex masses, cut rules and beyond
The data for the higher trigger cuts favour smaller medium densities, while the uncertainties on the data for the lower cuts make it difficult to draw strong conclusions.
High transverse momentum suppression and surface effects in Cu+Cu and Au+Au collisions within the PQM model