cutting out

Definitions

  • Opening for Drawer Cut Out of Front Rail of Table
    Opening for Drawer Cut Out of Front Rail of Table
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cutting out surgical removal of a body part or tissue
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Additional illustrations & photos:

He Set to Work to Cut Out His Puppet He Set to Work to Cut Out His Puppet

Quotations

  • Robert A. Cook
    Robert A. Cook
    “Cut your morning devotions into your personal grooming. You would not go out to work with a dirty face. Why start the day with the face of your soul unwashed?”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Cut out all these exclamation points. An exclamation point is like laughing at your own joke.”
  • Alfred Hitchcock
    Alfred Hitchcock
    “Drama is life with the dull parts cut out of it.”
  • John Ruskin
    John%20Ruskin
    “It does not matter what the whip is; it is none the less a whip, because you have cut thongs for it out of your own souls.”
  • Mark Twain
    Mark%20Twain
    “Let us be grateful to Adam, our benefactor. He cut us out of the blessing of idleness and won for us the curse of labor.”

Idioms

Have your work cut out - If you have your work cut out, you are very busy indeed.
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Usage

In literature:

They are showing some blight spots, but this has been controlled by cutting out and painting.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the" by Various
Steve had taken his pick of the mounts, for his work was cut out for him.
"Steve Yeager" by William MacLeod Raine
When cold and very firm cut out the cutlets, giving a border of aspic to each.
"Salads, Sandwiches and Chafing-Dish Dainties" by Janet McKenzie Hill
Aunt Vesty, I can cut out most any girl from her beau; but, Lord sakes!
"The Entailed Hat" by George Alfred Townsend
They've cut out the trainin' quarters.
"The Young Pitcher" by Zane Grey
It was no enemy who now slowed down the car and cut out the lights.
"The Sagebrusher" by Emerson Hough
I'd cut my tongue out before I'd let you make me say one word against my poor girl!
"Murder at Bridge" by Anne Austin
It was quickly cut out, although the operation caused him much suffering.
"In the Rocky Mountains" by W. H. G. Kingston
But Billy, taking his sword, killed the giant, and cut out his tongues.
"Tales of Wonder Every Child Should Know" by Various
You never was cut out for a genuine towerist like me, anyhow.
"Overland Red" by Henry Herbert Knibbs
Prepare the cabbage as above for stuffing, then cut out the stalk carefully.
"Vaughan's Vegetable Cook Book (4th edition)" by Anonymous
The cut-out section can be placed back again, after it is sawed, or chopped out, and it will not show in the picture.
"The Moving Picture Girls at Oak Farm" by Laura Lee Hope
As soon as he reached home Geppetto took his tools and set to work to cut out and model his puppet.
"Childhood's Favorites and Fairy Stories" by Various
While doing the cutting out the men also drove out the few cattle that had strayed into the herd earlier in the journey.
"The Pony Rider Boys in Texas" by Frank Gee Patchin
He next unspliced his knife, took off the gristly lips, and cut out the tongue.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
With a sharp scalpel cut out a block some 8 mm.
"The Elements of Bacteriological Technique" by John William Henry Eyre
He had done his best; but he was not cut out for an officer.
"The Rough Road" by William John Locke
The problem of a campaign ration is the same, but cutting out most of the water and waste in which fresh foods abound.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
Cut out eyes, taking care not to cut into a seed cavity.
"Dishes & Beverages of the Old South" by Martha McCulloch Williams
Cut out the oil sac or bag which lies at the back of the tail.
"A Course of Lectures on the Principles of Domestic Economy and Cookery" by Juliet Corson
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In poetry:

Now in a thousand facets cut,
It sparkles out at me,
The brilliance of eternal love,
Eternal constancy.
"Immortal Eve - IV" by Manmohan Ghose
For last night I dreamed that she
Told me all the mystery--
Why for aeons mute she sat--:
She was just cut out for that!
"The Sphinx" by James Whitcomb Riley
Then let the tale-teller be sure, without fail,
That button and patience will last out the tale;
But if on this plan he should give you no quarter,
Let his tongue, or his story, be cut rather shorter.
"The Button" by William Hutton
Oh, we started down from Roto when the sheds had all cut out.
We'd whips and whips of Rhino as we meant to push about,
So we humped our blues serenely and made for Sydney town,
With a three-spot cheque between us, as wanted knocking down.
"On the road to Gundagai" by Anonymous Oceania
When in the mask of night there shone that cut,
we were riddled. A probe reached down
and stroked some nerve in us,
as if the glint from a wizard's eye, of silver,
slanted out of the mask of the unknown-
pit of riddles, the scratch-marked sky.
"Landing on the Moon" by May Swenson
Great claims are there made, and great secrets are known,
And the king, and the law, and the thief, has his own;
But my hearers cry out, What a deuce dost thou ail?
Cut off thy reflections, and give us thy tale.
Derry down, down, hey derry down.
"The Thief And Cordelier. A Ballad" by Matthew Prior

In news:

Cut-Out Saddle Pads Relieve Some Saddle Pressure.
New board officials have work cut out .
Willis Wilson has his work cut out for him in second season with Islanders.
City officials have their work cut out .
Judging by the results of an online poll the Daily Press conducted, city officials have their work cut out for them if they're to persuade voters to approve a 3/4-cent sales tax.
Mitt Romney cardboard cut-out was stolen at the Republican headquarters in Laguna Beach on Thursday, police said.
14 pm police received a call that the life-size cut-out of the presidential hopeful was missing from its spot at 1464 S Coast Hwy.
With county split, voters have their work cut out for them.
Cardinals offense has their work cut out for them.
Villages woman loses claim she was cut out of $16M lottery-jackpot pool.
Millard has work cut out for him vs Te'o.
Farrell has his work cut out for him.
Wolf hunters have work cut out for them during upcoming season.
Eads has their work cut out for them.
A woman had to be cut out of a car after an accident on Greenhorn Road, Saturday afternoon CHP Officer Jeff Pingree says the accident happened near Pine Peak Road, after the Grass Valley woman lost control of her 2000 Escalade.
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In science:

We put st := s|Xt for t 6= 0, and let ˜Γt be the curve on Xt cut out by st = 0.
Lattice Zariski k-ples of plane sextic curves and Z-splitting curves for double plane sextics
In Fig. 10 we show the acquired image of a galaxyshaped target, cut out from a metal sheet and non uniformly illuminated with a halogen source.
Fresnel Interferometric Imager: ground-based prototype
Slides are cut out of the TMA block and treated as conventional histological slides.
Mass data exploration in oncology: An information synthesis approach
Let Y ⊂ Pg+1 be the variety that cut out by quadrics through ¯X .
Simple finite subgroups of the Cremona group of rank 3
That is, if we consider a shortcutting eX of X that cuts out from X all tra jectories inside Di after it was explored, then Pv (e) would be all that we need to simulate eX in time proportional to the length of eX (as opposed to the length of X ).
Faster generation of random spanning trees
Physically, it means that the entire network can be ‘cut out of a single finite piece of wire’.
Locally finite graphs with ends: a topological approach
N -tuples of words in ω cut out by the first N renewals.
Variational characterization of the critical curve for pinning of random polymers
Unfortunately, when reducing the method sensitivity to spectral variations, we cut out a large number of counts from the SOs and NSOs, diminishing the statistical power.
A method to localize gamma-ray bursts using POLAR
Let H be a hyperplane cutting out a facet of (the closure of ) A, and suppose A′ is on the other side of H , adjacent to A and satisfying A ⋖ A′ .
The shape of a random affine Weyl group element, and random core partitions
The critical point z = rn is a fixed point of this system and the locus Im F (n) = 0 cuts out the stable and unstable manifolds of this fixed point.
Cycle structure of random permutations with cycle weights
It also cuts out any intuition as to what data may be carrying the most interesting information.
Proceedings of the 2011 New York Workshop on Computer, Earth and Space Science
Cutting out tracks with hits in this tube produces the green line spectra in Fig. 11(left).
A 1 mm Scintillating Fibre Tracker Readout by a Multi-anode Photomultiplier
If the generic tropical variety exists for an ideal I on a subvariety V of GLn (K ), we can also hope to find a tropical basis of each ideal g(I ), such that each member cuts out the same tropical hypersurface generically.
Generic Tropical Varieties on Subvarieties and in the Non-constant Coefficient Case
We will now use a theorem by Bieri and Groves (in the version stated as Theorem 7.3) to show that in the generic case T (g(I )) is cut out by finitely many rational projections.
Generic Tropical Varieties on Subvarieties and in the Non-constant Coefficient Case
Since the Fi(g) already cut out the tropical variety for g ∈ U , we only need to add a finite generating system of constant support.
Generic Tropical Varieties on Subvarieties and in the Non-constant Coefficient Case
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