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
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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
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