cut through

Definitions

  • The prince cuts through the chains holding the princess
    The prince cuts through the chains holding the princess
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v cut through travel across or pass over "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"
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Quotations

  • Arthur Somers Roche
    Arthur Somers Roche
    “Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.”
  • Arthur Somers Rache
    Arthur Somers Rache
    “Worry is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.”

Usage

In literature:

We left the blacks cutting up their prizes, for which, through Chickango, they expressed themselves duly grateful to Stanley.
"In the Wilds of Africa" by W.H.G. Kingston
It went through me like a knife-cut.
"The Man Next Door" by Emerson Hough
Beyond her she saw the smoke-stack of the mill, and a short cut through a meadow of The Gaffs would soon take her there.
"The Bishop of Cottontown" by John Trotwood Moore
Very thick bush had to be cut through, and at first but slow progress was made.
"South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. 1 (of 6)" by Louis Creswicke
Half a mile north, a gorge, through which flowed a small stream, cut the mountain at a right angle.
"Destruction and Reconstruction:" by Richard Taylor
In this way he cut his way through the web.
"Little Mr. Thimblefinger and His Queer Country" by Joel Chandler Harris
The commander, sword in hand, began cutting his way through to the palanquin.
"Despoilers of the Golden Empire" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Twice, thrice the keen blade cut its way deeply through flesh and skin.
"The Camp in the Snow" by William Murray Graydon
The window was merely a hole cut through the logs.
"The Adventures of the Chevalier De La Salle and His Companions, in Their Explorations of the Prairies, Forests, Lakes, and Rivers, of the New World, and Their Interviews with the Savage Tribes, Two Hundred Years Ago" by John S. C. Abbott
On the 31st of July, two female bees came out, having cut their way through the sides of their cells.
"Our Common Insects" by Alpheus Spring Packard
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In poetry:

Now whilst you speak, it moves me much,
But straight I'm just the same;
Alas! th' effect must needs be such
Of cutting through a flame.
"Cousel" by Abraham Cowley
Calmly I wait the dreary change,—
The season cutting sharp and sheer
Through the wan bowers of death that fringe
The border of the year.
"November" by Maurice Thompson
And though that she was sick, and old,
She struggled hard, and fought;
The murderess cut three fingers through
Ere she could reach her throat.
"Gondoline" by Henry Kirke White
—But good it is, that full well I know,
Who placed the houses both here and yonder,
Then cut a way through the woods so low
And let my eye on it wander.
"Synnove's Song" by Bjornstjerne Bjornson
The wailing storm came on apace,
And dashed its tears into our fade;
But steadily still we pierced it through,
And cut the sweeping wind in two,
Up the line.
"Up The Line" by William McKendree Carleton
Through the pale arch of orient the morn
Comes in a milk-white splendor newly-born,
A sword of crimson cuts in twain the gray
Banners of shadow hosts, and lo, the day!
"A Winter Dawn" by Lucy Maud Montgomery

In news:

Cutting Through The ClutterBroadcast Tuesday, April 10, 7:30 pm on 21Alive.
Between 11 pm and 1 am Monday night, a powerful fall cold front cut through the region like a knife.
Cutting through commute times by offering staff flexible working practices can offer all kinds of options to staff which can contribute to their well being, according to a survey published today.
And yet, the massive growth of the web, tablets and smart phones have already begun to cut into just how determinative television is in a campaign — as voters are now consuming much more of their information through this panoply of devices.
Over the last decade, the US Army has worked aggressively to develop technologies that help cut through the fog of war.
To decorate, mark a vertical line down the middle of each cracker , being careful not to cut through the dough (again, this is for the traditional cracker shape).
Man's penis cut off , put through garbage disposal.
The Adair County Health Department unexpectedly cut its annual drive-through flu clinic short Thursday afternoon due to a lightning threat in the area.
Man's penis cut off, put through garbage disposal.
The DOT will extend Military Cutoff road to the US 17 Wilmington Bypass, cutting through Ogden Park and some residential areas.
In addition to hiring a new CEO, the company has tried to cut costs and focus on improving sales through international markets.
The stage productions of Max Reinhardt threw conventional approaches aside and, through dramatic use of light and dark on stage and clever combinations of music, movement and dialogue cut a window into the inner world of strangled souls.
Cutting through the din of the dotcom age.
Should I simply trust my analytical reasoning to cut through the haze of emotional attachments.
Included in the Household Essentials Gift Set are the All-Purpose Scissors, designed to cut through almost anything and used by emergency medical specialists.
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In science:

Through cuts is the number of events that faked a Cherenkov ring (see text).
Experimental study of a proximity focusing Cherenkov counter prototype for the AMS experiment
In addition, users can define their own cuts by editting the subroutine grcusrcut, in which 4-momenta of all partons are provided through a common block.
GR@PPA_4b: A Four Bottom Quark Production Event Generator for PP/PPbar Collisions
FIG. 2: Schematic phase diagram of the boson Hubbard model Eq. (1) for a particular cut w ≡ w1 ≃ w2 and ub ≃ uψ through the parameter space.
Exotic order in simple models of bosonic systems
These stable nuclei are easily created through the capturing of α-particles in the neutron-rich matter around the mass cut and thus experience conditions in the close vicinity of the neutron star.
Explosion Mechanisms of Massive Stars
Snapshot of the radial component of the velocity field for case A1 appearing here as a 3–D prolate shape seen either sideway as a whole (left) or through an equatorial cut (right).
Looking Deep Within an A-type Star: Core Convection Under the Influence of Rotation
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