cutter

Definitions

  • Stone-cutters Finishing the Dressing of Limestone Blocks
    Stone-cutters Finishing the Dressing of Limestone Blocks
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cutter a cutting implement; a tool for cutting
    • n cutter a sailing vessel with a single mast set further back than the mast of a sloop
    • n cutter a boat for communication between ship and shore
    • n cutter someone whose work is cutting (as e.g. cutting cloth for garments)
    • n cutter someone who carves the meat
    • n cutter someone who cuts or carves stone
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Cutter of Scrub-Plane. Scratch-Plane and Scraper-Plane Cutter of Scrub-Plane. Scratch-Plane and Scraper-Plane
Plug-Cutter.  Center-Bit.  Foerstner Auger-Bit.  Expansive-Bit.  Reamer.  Rose Countersink Plug-Cutter. Center-Bit. Foerstner Auger-Bit. Expansive-Bit. Reamer. Rose Countersink
A Water-cutter A Water-cutter
Coast Guard Cutter, Miami, on July Fourth Coast Guard Cutter, Miami, on July Fourth
CANE CUTTERS CANE CUTTERS

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Cutter (Naut) A boat used by ships of war.
    • Cutter (Naut) A fast sailing vessel with one mast, rigged in most essentials like a sloop. A cutter is narrower and deeper than a sloop of the same length, and depends for stability on a deep keel, often heavily weighted with lead.
    • Cutter A fore tooth; an incisor.
    • Cutter A kind of soft yellow brick, used for facework; -- so called from the facility with which it can be cut.
    • Cutter A ruffian; a bravo; a destroyer.
    • Cutter (Naut) A small armed vessel, usually a steamer, in the revenue marine service; -- also called revenue cutter.
    • Cutter A small, light one-horse sleigh.
    • Cutter An officer in the exchequer who notes by cutting on the tallies the sums paid.
    • Cutter (Naut) In the United States, a sailing vessel with one mast and a bowsprit, setting one or two headsails. In Great Britain and Europe, a cutter sets two headsails, with or without a bowsprit.
    • Cutter One who cuts; as, a stone cutter; a die cutter; esp., one who cuts out garments.
    • Cutter That which cuts; a machine or part of a machine, or a tool or instrument used for cutting, as that part of a mower which severs the stalk, or as a paper cutter.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cutter One who cuts or hews; one who shapes or forms anything by cutting.
    • n cutter Specifically— Formerly, an officer in the English exchequer whose office it was to provide wood for the tallies, and to cut on them the sums paid. See tally.
    • n cutter In tailoring, one who measures and cuts out cloth for garments, or cuts it according to measurements made by another.
    • n cutter A bully; a bravo; a swaggering fellow; a sharper; a robber. Also cuttle.
    • n cutter That which cuts; an instrument or tool, or a part of one, that cuts: as, a straw-cutter; the cutters of a boring-machine.
    • n cutter Specifically— The broad chisel-edge of a center-bit, lying between the nicker, or outer knife-edge, and the center, or pin.
    • n cutter A knife or an indenting-tool used in testing the explosive pressure of powder in large guns. See pressure-gage.
    • n cutter In diamond-cutting, a wooden hand-tool in which that one of two diamonds undergoing cutting which is least advanced is cemented. The other stone is cemented in the setter, and the two are then rubbed together.
    • n cutter A wad-punch. E. H. Knight.
    • n cutter An upright chisel on an anvil; a hack-iron. E. H. Knight.
    • n cutter A file-chisel. E. H. Knight.
    • n cutter In agriculture, a colter.
    • n cutter A fore tooth that cuts, as distinguished from a grinder; an incisor.
    • n cutter Naut.: A double-banked boat used by ships of war.
    • n cutter A small vessel with a single mast, a mainsail, a forestaysail, and a jib set to bowsprit end. Cutter-yachts are sloop-rigged vessels, and the name is now generally applied to sloops of considerable draft and comparatively small beam.—4. A small light sleigh, with a single seat for one or two persons, usually drawn by one horse.
    • n cutter In mining: A joint or crack, generally one which intersects or crosses a better-defined system of cracks or joints in the same rock.
    • n cutter In coal-mining, the system of joint-planes in the coal which is of secondary importance, being not so well developed as another set called the back, face, or cleat of the coal: generally used in the plural: as, backs and cutters.
    • n cutter b In mineralogy, a crack in the substance of a crystal, which destroys or greatly lessens its value as a lapidaries' stone.
    • n cutter A soft yellow malmbrick, used for face-work, from the facility with which it can be cut or rubbed down.
    • n cutter In a weavers' loom, the box which contains the quills.
    • cutter To speak low; whisper; murmur, as a dove.
    • cutter To fondle.
    • n cutter A vessel of the government revenue marine which is known as the revenue-cutter service.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Cutter the person or thing that cuts: in a tailor's shop, the one who measures and cuts out the cloth: a small vessel with one mast, a mainsail, a forestaysail, and a jib set to bowsprit-end, any sloop of narrow beam and deep draught
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Prob. W. cwtau, shorten.

Usage

In literature:

The usual tale of workmen in the fat years was five hundred quarrymen and three hundred stone-cutters.
"Flamsted quarries" by Mary E. Waller
Once the cutter did a steady nine knots for thirty hours.
"Yorke The Adventurer" by Louis Becke
The vice-principal said nothing to the discomfited crew of the first cutter, but gave his orders to chase the second cutter.
"Down the Rhine" by Oliver Optic
The cutter was lowered, together with the two lifeboats, for use in case of need.
"A Boy's Voyage Round the World" by The Son of Samuel Smiles
The two cutters were accordingly lowered to take hawsers to the barque.
"The Voyages of the Ranger and Crusader" by W.H.G. Kingston
He had not been gone five minutes when there was a sound of sleighbells, and a cutter, drawn by a spirited horse, dashed up to the gate.
"Nan Sherwood at Palm Beach" by Annie Roe Carr
So the sooner we get across in the cutter and get this man-hunting business over the better I'll like it.
"Rodman The Boatsteerer And Other Stories" by Louis Becke
Then, watching our opportunity to lower away, we managed so to time it that the cutter lighted on the crest of one of the rollers.
"Crown and Anchor" by John Conroy Hutcheson
All day long the rain continued; but I got on board the cutter, and spent some time in writing up my journal.
"A Yacht Voyage Round England" by W.H.G. Kingston
This thread can now be cut off with the pipe cutters.
"Elements of Plumbing" by Samuel Dibble
I will hoist out the third cutter for you, sir, if you wish.
"Dikes and Ditches" by Oliver Optic
On either side those ascending toiled, helped occasionally by the good-natured driver of a cutter or delivery sleigh.
"The Adventures of Bobby Orde" by Stewart Edward White
Miss Cutter regarded Robbie Belle sternly.
"Beatrice Leigh at College" by Julia Augusta Schwartz
The long-boat was a good deal bigger than the cutter; and she held eighteen to twenty men.
"Fifty-Two Stories For Girls" by Various
A cutter speedily followed, and both anchored at a short distance from the wreck.
"Thrilling Narratives of Mutiny, Murder and Piracy" by Anonymous
Small pieces of iron falling into a notched wheel attached to the winches in cutters, &c., and thereby serving the office of pauls.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
For himself he had secured a single horse and a rude sort of cutter.
"Panther Eye" by Roy J. Snell
Cut with doughnut cutter and cook in deep fat (365-f) fry to golden brown.
"Pennsylvania Dutch Cooking" by Unknown
A Fox, running before the hounds, came across a Wood-cutter felling an oak, and besought him to show him a safe hiding-place.
"Boys and Girls Bookshelf (Vol 2 of 17)" by Various
There are stenographers, film cutters and pasters, dozens of others, that I do not engage directly, and never see.
"The Film of Fear" by Arnold Fredericks
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In poetry:

Then the wood-cutter gave a golden coin away,
So the crowd subscribed largely without delay;
Which made the poor boy's heart feel gay,
Then the wood-cutter thanked the crowd and went away.
"A Tale of Christmas Eve" by William Topaz McGonagall
Until a poor wood-cutter chanced to come along,
And he asked of the crowd what was wrong;
And twenty ready tongues tells him the sad tale,
And when he heard it the poor boy's fate he did bewail.
"A Tale of Christmas Eve" by William Topaz McGonagall
So his father tried to check him, but all wouldn't do,
And John joined a revenue cutter as one of its crew;
And when his father heard it he bitterly did moan,
And angrily forbade him never to return home.
"John Rouat the Fisherman" by William Topaz McGonagall
But they all allow that Sutter had begun a kind of mutter, when
uprose Mr. Cutter with a sickening kind of ease,
And proceeded then to wade in to the subject then prevadin': "Is
Profanity degradin'?" in words like unto these:
"A Question Of Privilege" by Francis Bret Harte
"Onlike the previous speaker, Mr. Sutter of Yreka, he was but a
humble seeker--and not like him--a cuss"--
It was here that Mr. Sutter softly reached for Mr. Cutter, when the
latter with a stutter said: "ac-customed to discuss."
"A Question Of Privilege" by Francis Bret Harte
Then one of the ship's cutters was carefully lowered over the side,
And her crew towards the shore merrily did glide,
And succeeded in reaching the shore with a leading line,
And two boats were conveyed to the sinking ship just in time.
"The Wreck of the 'Abercrombie Robinson'" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Box cutter, boards reported missing after killing, but cash was still there.
Picaridin, long used to repel mosquitoes in other parts of the world, is now available in the US under the Cutter Advanced brand name.
The Coast Guard Cutter Resolute works near the "City at Sea" at the site of the BP oil spill Tuesday afternoon.
The Resolute , a medium-endurance cutter based in St Petersburg, Fla.
The RTC1 Manual Feed Rigid Tubing Cutter processes material from 3/32 in.
The typical approach might take a 0.2-inch deep cut using as much of the cutter diameter as possible, leaving a level floor at this depth.
Introduced for the first time at EMO 2007, the Scudding process is a continuous cutting operation that uses a tool design similar to a helical shaper cutter.
Grocers and meat cutters in Bonney Lake and across Pierce County ratified a three-year labor contract last week, ending a four month dispute.
And helix motion of the cutter spindle (electronic guide).
Has started construction on the Hamilton, the company's fourth Legend-class national security cutter for the US Coast Guard.
View full size US Coast Guard National security cutters Waesche and Bertholf.
Joe Cutter 2 days ago.
The two manufacturers have paired up iSys Label's newest digital label printer, the EDGE 850, with the Eclipse LF3 Digital Cutter to create a one of a kind solution for the short run label market.
There are three main types of die cutting technology: platen presses, rotary die cutters and optically registered gap presses.
Applied Diamond Tools/Toolocity.com of Chesterfield, MO, has introduced the Cutter's Way 5-inch Wet Stone Cutter to the market.
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In science:

Rand, The singularity spectrum f (α) for cookie-cutters, Ergod.
The Graph and Range Singularity Spectra of Random Wavelet Series built from Gibbs measures
Since both directed and separating are key words of other, widely-used, mathematical entities, Cegielski and Censor have recently introduced the term cutter operators .
Algorithms for the Split Variational Inequality Problem
Since both directed and separating are key words of other, widely-used, mathematical entities, Cegielski and Censor have recently introduced the term cutter operators .
Algorithms for the Split Variational Inequality Problem
Repellers of this type are often called cookie cutters and the Hausdorff dimension can be computed via the thermodynamical formalism.
Dimension and measure for typical random fractals
P p (Fu ) < ∞ ∞ if supu∈Ω P p (Fu ) = ∞ In particular, for a typical ω ∈ Ω, the random cookie cutter Fω is ‘dimensionless’ in the sense that neither the s-dimensional Hausdorff measure nor the s-dimensional packing measure are positive and finite for any s (cid:62) 0.
Dimension and measure for typical random fractals
In the diamond market, depending upon the author, the reason invoked was the attempt by the cutters in Tel Aviv to hoard uncut diamonds for the purpose of speculation or the short-lived boom in diamond investment (Boyajian 1988, Epstein 1982).
"Thermometers" of Speculative Frenzy
What has so far prevented us from decrypting quantum mechanics is the Cookie Cutter Paradigm, according to which the world’s synchronic multiplicity derives from surfaces that carve up space in the manner of three-dimensional cookie cutters.
Quantum Mechanics and the Cookie Cutter Paradigm
The third purpose is to pinpoint the fallacy underlying the inappropriate concepts and ways of thinking—the Cookie Cutter Paradigm (CCP)—and to trace it to its neurophysiological roots.
Quantum Mechanics and the Cookie Cutter Paradigm
The final section is devoted to the CCP—the notion that the world’s synchronic multiplicity derives from surfaces that carve up space in the manner of threedimensional cookie cutters.
Quantum Mechanics and the Cookie Cutter Paradigm
Kant labored under the delusion of the CCP—the notion that the world’s synchronic multiplicity derives from surfaces that carve up space like three-dimensional cookie cutters,—as we all do, thanks to our neurophysiological make-up (see Sec. 9).
Quantum Mechanics and the Cookie Cutter Paradigm
Chipping is carried out by disk cutter while substrate is naphthalene glued on supporting Si wafer.
Technology for Production of Ultra-Thin Crystal Silicon Membranes
The singularity spectrum f (α) for cookie-cutter.
Multifractal Analysis of inhomogeneous Bernoulli products
This was done by Rand [Ran89] when µ is a Gibbs measure on a hyperbolic cookie-cutter (a dynamically defined Cantor set), and by Pesin and Weiss [PW97] for uniformly hyperbolic conformal maps: modern expositions of the whole theory for uniformly hyperbolic systems can be found in [Pes98, BPS97, TV00].
Multifractal formalism derived from thermodynamics
The singularity spectrum f (α) for cookie-cutters.
Multifractal formalism derived from thermodynamics
B ⊂ P is the inward offset region of all points within P that are feasible placements for the center of the milling cutter.
Minimum Covering with Travel Cost
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