cut away


  • WordNet 3.6
    • v cut away remove by cutting off or away "cut away the branch that sticks out"
    • v cut away move quickly to another scene or focus when filming "`cut away now!' the director shouted"
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  • Henry Ford
    “Competition is the keen cutting edge of business, always shaving away at costs.”


In literature:

As soon as we are in six fathoms, I intend to cut away the masts and anchor.
"Percival Keene" by Frederick Marryat
Pick off the thin transparent pericardium from the heart very carefully, and proceed to cut away all the veins made out.
"Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata" by H. G. Wells
I referred to the fact that I had lately been cutting away, digging up, and making stove-wood of a number of dead and decaying apple trees.
"Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56: No. 3, January 19, 1884." by Various
Moore, still anxious to avoid an encounter, cut away his boats, and stood out to sea.
"The Naval History of the United States" by Willis J. Abbot
Now, he cut away a quill to a point and split it up a little way.
"An American Robinson Crusoe" by Samuel. B. Allison
The outlaws' horses were concealed among the shrubbery, and they mounted and sped away through the railroad cut.
"Jack Wright and His Electric Stage;" by "Noname"
As she did so, a fortunate shot cut away the gammoning of her bowsprit.
"The Rival Crusoes" by W.H.G. Kingston
Leaving this margin all around, the skin is cut away from the side which, on account of damage or other reason, is selected for the back.
"Home Taxidermy for Pleasure and Profit" by Albert B. Farnham
Several of her braces and halyards were cut away, and, she now nearly a wreck, we in a few minutes were close aboard her.
"Tales of the Sea" by W.H.G. Kingston
For further evidence the shoe is removed and the heel cut away with the drawing knife.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
The blacks, as soon as they reached the banks, began cutting away at a grove of reeds, a species of palmyra.
"In the Wilds of Africa" by W.H.G. Kingston
Tie all ends, cut the woven sample away from the loom, and mount in note-book.
"Textiles" by William H. Dooley
When the solution is interposed, and the light is cut away, what becomes of this image?
"Fragments of science, V. 1-2" by John Tyndall
The under-wood, old wood, and irregular and ugly wood, should also be cut away, as recommended at the cutting of gooseberries.
"The Book of Sports:" by William Martin
When the English drew off just before sundown, Valdes was busy cutting away the wreckage.
"Famous Sea Fights" by John Richard Hale
Just cut away the top of the grass.
"Amateur Gardencraft" by Eben E. Rexford
He jumped into the ditch, climbed half up the mound, and began to cut away at one of the rods, leaning his left arm on the moss-grown stole.
"Wood Magic" by Richard Jefferies
The parts left white or in outline, below the bands, are to be cut away.
"Little Folks' Handy Book" by Lina Beard
There were great trees, which must be cut away.
"My Days and Nights on the Battle-Field" by Charles Carleton Coffin
When this meat is cut away, the bones may be easily separated, and are esteemed very sweet picking.
"The Cook's Oracle; and Housekeeper's Manual" by William Kitchiner

In poetry:

Let me set my mournful ditty
To a merry measure;
Thou wilt never come for pity,
Thou wilt come for pleasure;
Pity then will cut away
Those cruel wings, and thou wilt stay.
"Invocation" by Percy Bysshe Shelley
"Mamma, mamma!—it won't come through!"
In meek dismay she cried.
Her mother cut away the knot,
And she was satisfied,
Pulling the long thread through and through,
In fabricating pride.
"An Old Sermon With a New Text" by George MacDonald
If he should cut away the knot,
And yield each fancy wild,
The hidden life within our hearts—
His life, the undefiled—
Would fare as ill as I should fare
From the needle of my child.
"An Old Sermon With a New Text" by George MacDonald
No! as the foaming swath
Of torn-up water, on the main, Falls heavily away with long-drawn roar
On either side the black deep-furrow'd path
Cut by an onward-labouring vessel's prore, And never touches the ship-side again;
"Human Life" by Matthew Arnold
I tried to prevent him but he struck me without dismay
And cut poor Jim's throat in defiance of me, or all I could say,
Also a piece of flesh from each thigh, and began to eat away,
But poor fellow he sickened about noon, and died on the Sunday.
"A Tale of the Sea" by William Topaz McGonagall
You do not know how heavy a heart it is
That hangs about my neck- a clumsy stone
Cut with a birth, a death, a bridal-day.
Each time I love, I find it still my own,
Who take it, now to that lad, now to this,
Seeking to give the wretched thing away.
"A Portrait" by Dorothy Parker

In news:

The Atlantic magazine named Mayor Michael Bloomberg as one its "brave thinkers" in its latest issue and hizzoner didn't shy away from showing why he made the cut in a wide-ranging interview with the publication.
Shrimp and Sausage StewMakes 4 (1-cup) servingsGetting started Equipment you will need: knife/cutting board, colander, large saucepan or pot Do right away when you get home: Ingredients1 cup green bell pepper.
Black peppercorns 10-15 very fresh Kirby pickling cucumbers , ends trimmed away, cut into 1/2-inch thick slices.
The painful punch of spending cuts and tax hikes looms just weeks away.
A federal appeals court says Texas can cut off state funding for Planned Parenthood pending a trial over a new law that takes away the money.
The rain didn't keep people away from day two of the Dempsey Challenge in Lewiston Sunday, though it may have cut a few rides short.
Lindsey Graham (R-S. C.) on Sunday joined the ranks of Republican lawmakers stepping away from Grover Norquist's famous anti-tax pledge, offering to cut his support for the pledge – with a catch.
Nate Diaz forced Fox to cut away from fight with Benson Henderson.
After a portion of the flooring had been carefully cut away, Audio Video Excellence installed an Electro-Kinetics TV lift into the floor and mounted a 50-inch Pioneer plasma TV to the top of it.
We are just over three weeks away from falling over the so-called "fiscal cliff" -- that combination of tax increases and deep federal spending cuts.
Eagle County Public Works Director Tom Johnson said a triangular grass island near the arena will be cut away in strips 20 feet deep on each side to make room for additional gravel parking.
As Denzel Washington puckered up to kiss Kelly Reilly, his redheaded co-star in the movie "Flight," you half expect the camera to cut away.
Veteran and active duty military personnel enrollment at local community colleges is on the rise at a time when campuses are cutting classes and turning away students.
With the automatic spending cuts and tax increases known as the fiscal cliff' only 30 days away, local leaders spoke on the issue Saturday.
A utility worker from Asplundh cuts away at a tree that fell on power lines on Gilbert Lane in Idetown, Pa.

In science:

In the figure, we also show I away AA data taken from Ref. for higher pt cuts of 8 < ptrig t ≤ 15 GeV, where we normalize the awayside yields measured in Au+Au to the yields measured in d+Au collisions.
High transverse momentum suppression and surface effects in Cu+Cu and Au+Au collisions within the PQM model
The 3D Si detector at 220 m can also provide a L1 trigger allowing to cut on the proton momentum loss (the 420 m detector is too far away to make it to the L1 trigger).
Understanding the structure of the proton: From HERA and Tevatron to LHC
If located at a distance of 1-2 kpc, this mechanism would in addition explain the cut-off at about 1 TeV in agreement with the HESS data , since sources further away would not have such a hard spectrum due to energy losses.
Indirect Dark Matter Searches in the Light of ATIC, FERMI, EGRET and PAMELA
To compare recursion and MC results, we impose cuts on the data, throwing away these rare configurations.
Aspects of Confinement in Coulomb Gauge
R are time-dependent cut-off functions localizing respectively away from S , away from T , and in a neighbourhood of R which shrinks as t → ∞.
Global existence for coupled Klein-Gordon equations with different speeds
FIG. 4 A cut away view of the CDF (top) and DØ (bottom) detectors.
Top Quark Physics at the Tevatron
The currently existing Silicon Vertex Detector (VTX) is to remain for tracking, with possible additional silicon layers added at larger radius to improve the momentum resolution and improve the track finding ability. A cut-away view of the detector is shown in Figure 3.
The Physics of sPHENIX
These soft parton effects can be studied by looking explicitly at the ∆pT distribution of the dijets or they can be avoided by making a cut which keeps away from ∆pT ≈ 0 18 .
Photon '97: Theory Summary
D+ ) is difficult to cut away) and so a b purity of 94 % was not enough controlled, as well as the understanding of the correlations. A new round of analyses has been performed [8–10,13].
b Physics
The same distributions with the inclusion of ǫK remain essentially unchanged except for cutting away the low η -region and consequently shifting sin 2α more toward zero.
Precise tests of a quark mass texture
The cuts remove events far away from the opposite zenith including fake events.
Registration of atmospheric neutrinos with the Baikal neutrino telescope
The cuts remove muon events far away from the opposite zenith as well as background events which are mostly due to pair and bremsstrahlung showers below the array and to naked downward moving atmospheric muons with zenith angles close to the horizon (θ > 60◦).
The Lake Baikal neutrino experiment: selected results
Notice, that the circle integral includes the contribution of unphysical cut, while in any analytical approach it is thrown away.
QCD sum rule analysis of V and A current correlators from tau-decay data
Secondaries produced by cutting soft Pomerons appear in the mid-rapidity range and take away only a minute energy fraction.
Comparison of Hadronic Interaction Models at Auger Energies
When including or excluding (note that only more or less hard real photons can be cut away) final state photons (FSR) one has to be aware of the Kinoshita, Lee, Nauenberg (KLN) theorem at work.
The role of sigma(e+e- -> hadrons) in precision tests of the Standard Model