cut-in

Definitions

  • Tools used in the cultivation of tobacco over 300 years ago. These tools—hoe, billhook, and cutting knives—were excavated at Jamestown
    Tools used in the cultivation of tobacco over 300 years ago. These tools—hoe, billhook, and cutting knives—were excavated at Jamestown
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cut-in (film) a still picture that is introduced and that interrupts the action of a film
    • n cut-in (broadcasting) a local announcement inserted into a network program
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Additional illustrations & photos:

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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In a year approximately 900 million trees are cut down to make the raw materials needed for American pulp mills and paper
    • n cut-in Same as cut-in notes, See cut, p. a.
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Quotations

  • Nancy Mitford
    Nancy Mitford
    “An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off: it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.”
  • Robert Burns
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    “Critics! Those cut-throat bandits in the paths of fame.”
  • Charles Buxton
    Charles Buxton
    “The rule in carving holds good as to criticism; never cut with a knife what you can cut with a spoon.”
  • Mike Tyson
    Mike Tyson
    “You can't stay married in a situation where you are afraid to go to sleep in case your wife might cut your throat.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Time invested in improving ourselves cuts down on time wasted in disapproving of others.”
  • Roger Staubach
    Roger Staubach
    “Nothing good comes in life or athletics unless a lot of hard work has preceded the effort. Only temporary success is achieved by taking short cuts.”

Usage

In literature:

The pig's liver must have been boiled in stock, and cut in dice.
"Choice Cookery" by Catherine Owen
Roll thin; cut in narrow strips, and bake a light brown in a quick oven.
"The Cookery Blue Book" by Society for Christian Work of the First Unitarian Church, San Francisco, California
In the spring the drying-out of wood cut in October and November will take place more rapidly.
"Seasoning of Wood" by Joseph B. Wagner
The tail of the book is cut in the same way, still keeping the back of the book towards the workman, but cutting from the back board.
"Bookbinding, and the Care of Books" by Douglas Cockerell
When you reach the cut in the road across the south nose of Hill 38, your point has almost reached the Morey house.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
There were doors and windows in the house, cut in the body of the Queen of Hearts.
"Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen" by Hans Christian Andersen
Place the lentils in a stewpan with the water and the onion (cut in four), peppercorns, and mace, tied up in a small piece of muslin.
"New Vegetarian Dishes" by Mrs. Bowdich
The roads are cut up so that even the countrymen refuse to travel over them in their roughest vehicles.
"The Johnstown Horror" by James Herbert Walker
These superscriptions have been impressed upon them by a stamp, on which the whole inscription was cut in relief.
"Museum of Antiquity" by L. W. Yaggy
His boat would "turn turtle" or be cut in two by the craft behind.
"El Diablo" by Brayton Norton
Sapphires and many other colored stones are commonly cut in the mixed cut.
"A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public" by Frank Bertram Wade
It is best that the grafts be cut while still in a dormant state, and inserted in the stock just before the growth starts.
"The Pecan and its Culture" by H. Harold Hume
In Mindoro, they are soaked in water and dried in the sun before being cut into straw.
"Philippine Mats" by Hugo H. Miller
First serve a fluffy egg omelet with Saratoga potatoes, and fish and cheese sandwiches cut in hearts and rings.
"Breakfasts and Teas" by Paul Pierce
Scions cut in the fall and buried six inches deep in yellow loam or fine sand, will keep well till next spring.
"Soil Culture" by J. H. Walden
The roads have been cut in so many places, and so frequently, that no provisions have come in, except for the army.
"A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital" by John Beauchamp Jones
Seal in glass jars, and when wanted cut in long strips, roll in sugar and serve.
"Stevenson Memorial Cook Book" by Various
It is easier to cut in.
"From Sea to Sea" by Rudyard Kipling
That part of the hood which fell upon the shoulders was now cut in a neat pattern round the edge.
"English Costume" by Dion Clayton Calthrop
Octagonal scarificator in which blades cut in the same direction.
"Bloodletting Instruments in the National Museum of History and Technology" by Audrey Davis
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In poetry:

Go, cut down trees in the forest,
And trim the straightest boughs;
Cut down the trees in the forest,
And build me a wooden house.
"Boston Hymn" by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Down my cheek ran tears in fever,
While with axe its stem I cut;
Soon it fell, and I with lever
Roll’d it straight to Emma’s hut.
"The Violet-Gatherer (From The Danish Of Oehlenslaeger)" by George Borrow
I'm not like other farmers,
I make my farming pay;
I never go in for sentiment,
And seeing that roses yield no rent
I cut the stuff away.
"One Who Rejects Christ" by John Crowe Ransom
As a pomegranate, cut in twain,
White-seeded, is her crimson mouth,
Her cheeks are as the fading stain
Where the peach reddens to the south.
"La Bella Donna Della Mia Mente" by Oscar Wilde
No moonbeam cuts the air; a sapphire light
Rolls lazily. and slips again to rest.
There is no edged thing in all this night,
Save in my breast.
"Midnight" by Dorothy Parker
And tho' most of those folks knew Sandy,
There were people in that train
"Who—once they got cut to pieces —
Would never speak to him again.
"The Scotch Express —From Ireland" by T W Connor

In news:

In the midst of a the largest budget crisis in California since the 1970?s, when most teachers are facing cuts in supplies and materials, I teach in a classroom with millions of resources at my command.
A cut in Medicaid would be devastating to the elderly in nursing homes and the unemployed and people who do not have insurance.
6/22 (Boston) Fishermen trying to stay in business after an 80 percent cut in their yellowtail flounder catch get a hand from the northeast's scallop industry.
They say cuts in the program that covers nearly 60 million low-income and disabled people shouldn't be accepted as a trade-off with Republicans in exchange for higher income tax rates on the highest earners.
President Barack Obama's proposed cuts to higher education are not going without some heated debate, and students won't be the only ones affected by the cuts in Pell Grant funding.
Cuts' in Washington aren't really cuts at all .
DUBLIN — Ireland's government unveiled plans for (euro) 3.5 billion ($4.5 billion) in new taxes and spending cuts in the debt-burdened country's sixth straight austerity budget.
I reland's government unveiled plans for (EURO)3.5 billion ($4.5 billion) in new taxes and spending cuts in the debt-burdened country's sixth straight austerity budget.
DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland's government has unveiled plans for €3.5 billion ($4.5 billion) in new taxes and spending cuts in the debt-burdened country's sixth straight austerity budget.
The wooden cover, which would have held a mummy in the past, had been cut in half, likely by smugglers who needed to fit the artifacts into a suitcase.
MADISON (WRN) A study from the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance shows many public school districts used cuts in benefits to cover most of the nearly $451 million in revenue limits imposed under the last state budget.
Most Americans paid less in taxes in 2010 than people with the same inflation-adjusted incomes paid in 1980, because of cuts in federal income taxes.
M and M development, a women owned developer, rehabilitated 98-102 Broad Street in Newark and had a ribbon cutting in Newark on Wednesday, March 4, 2012.
What happened in 2007 and 2008 when the value of our homes got cut in half.
Let someone cut in front of you in line for that coffee.
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In science:

Properly accounting for the effect of the percent increase cut in measuring the efficiency of a supernova search requires an understanding of the galaxy population in the volume searched for supernovae.
Rates and Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae
The sliding cut in mπ0 miss sets a limit on remaining radiative effects beyond those included in the phase-space simulation.
Measurement of the LT-asymmetry in \pi^0 electroproduction at the energy of the \Delta (1232) resonance
In particular, it is possible to deflne difierent trigger conditions (e.g. energy thresholds and isolation cuts) in difierent rapidity regions.
The CMS High Level Trigger
Likewise, let µc i be the ratio of the number of nonadjacent, non-neighbor pair cuts in Gi to m(m − 1).
A study of the edge-switching Markov-chain method for the generation of random graphs
The behavior is similar, albeit in an extremely smaller scale, thus indicating that the fraction of nonadjacent, non-neighbor pair cuts in graphs whose node degrees are power-law-distributed is on average negligible.
A study of the edge-switching Markov-chain method for the generation of random graphs
The location of the mass cut in the star will then certainly affect the 44Ti yield.
Are Ti44-Producing Supernovae Exceptional?
This is the origin of cuts in the analytic function F (a), ai ∈ C.
Random partitions and instanton counting
On the other hand, it is strongly dependent on the explosion details, mainly on the mass-cut in corecollapse SNe (the mass above which matter is ejected), the energy of the explosion and asymmetries.
An INTEGRAL/IBIS view of Young Galactic SNRs through the 44Ti gamma-ray lines
We then explore the effects of changing these cuts in great detail and use the information thus gleaned to estimate the systematic errors.
Measurement of \Omega_m, \Omega_{\Lambda} from a blind analysis of Type Ia supernovae with CMAGIC: Using color information to verify the acceleration of the Universe
We have explored the effects of both relaxing and tightening the cuts in a systematic fashion.
Measurement of \Omega_m, \Omega_{\Lambda} from a blind analysis of Type Ia supernovae with CMAGIC: Using color information to verify the acceleration of the Universe
The third proposition gives an estimate on the expected number of edges at level n − 1 that need to be cut in order to disconnect 0 from level R.
Random walk on the incipient infinite cluster for oriented percolation in high dimensions
Let (x, n) is RW-connected to D(n) = (cid:26)e = ((w , n − 1), (x, n)) ⊂ C : level R by a path in C ∩ U (n)(cid:27) , It follows from the definition that all edges in D(n) need to be cut in order to RW-disconnect 0 from level R.
Random walk on the incipient infinite cluster for oriented percolation in high dimensions
By integrating the ARPES spectra over a ±5 meV energy window about EF for a large number of cuts in momentum space and then plotting the results versus momentum in the two-dimensional pro jected tetragonal Brillouin zone, one obtains an estimate of the normal-state Fermi surface.
Tl2Ba2CuO6+d Brings Spectroscopic Probes Deep Into the Overdoped Regime of the High-Tc Cuprates
There is no explicit emission line cut in Figure 8, but as shown in Figure 5, almost all galaxies with red NUV-r colours have low emission line equivalent widths.
Ongoing Formation of Bulges and Black Holes in the Local Universe: New Insights from GALEX
The other contributions to the read-out signal are due to electronic noise, which can be partially removed performing a suitable cut in frequencies.
Study of accelerator neutrino interactions in a liquid argon TPC
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