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  • an unexcused absence from class; "he was punished for taking too many cuts in his math class"
  • the act of reducing the amount or number; "the mayor proposed extensive cuts in the city budget"
  • the act of shortening something by cutting off the ends; "the barber gave him a good cut"
  • the act of cutting something into parts; "his cuts were skillful"; "his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess"
  • the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge; "his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels"
  • the division of a deck of cards before dealing; "he insisted that we give him the last cut before every deal"; "the cutting of the cards soon became a ritual"
  • (sports) a stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball; "cuts do not bother a good tennis player"
  • in baseball; a batter''s attempt to hit a pitched ball; "he took a vicious cut at the ball"
  • a refusal to recognize someone you know; "the snub was clearly intentional"
  • a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation
  • a canal made by erosion or excavation
  • the style in which a garment is cut; "a dress of traditional cut"
  • the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage; "an editor''s deletions frequently upset young authors"; "both parties agreed on the excision of the proposed clause"
  • a distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc; "he played the first cut on the cd"; "the title track of the album"
  • (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next; "the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt"
  • a remark capable of wounding mentally; "the unkindest cut of all"
  • a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass
  • a share of the profits; "everyone got a cut of the earnings"
  • a wound made by cutting; "he put a bandage over the cut"
  • a step on some scale; "he is a cut above the the rest"
  • cut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses); "the vet gelded the young horse"
  • grow through the gums; "The new tooth is cutting"
  • have grow through the gums; "The baby cut a tooth"
  • cut and assemble the components of; "edit film"; "cut recording tape"
  • lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture; "cut bourbon"
  • reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; "The manuscript must be shortened"
  • cease, stop; "cut the noise"; "We had to cut short the conversation"
  • cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"
  • have a reducing effect; "This cuts into my earnings"
  • dissolve by breaking down the fat of; "soap cuts grease"
  • weed out unwanted or unnecessary things; "We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet"
  • shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of; "cut my hair"
  • refuse to acknowledge; "She cut him dead at the meeting"
  • make out and issue; "write out a check"; "cut a ticket"; "Please make the check out to me"
  • penetrate injuriously; "The glass from the shattered windshield cut into her forehead"
  • fell by sawing; hew; "The Vietnamese cut a lot of timber while they occupied Cambodia"
  • reap or harvest; "cut grain"
  • hit (a ball) with a spin so that it turns in the opposite direction; "cut a pingpong ball"
  • cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch; "Turn off the stereo, please"; "cut the engine"; "turn out the lights"
  • separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope"
  • divide a deck of cards at random into two parts to make selection difficult; "Wayne cut"; "She cut the deck for a long time"
  • make an incision or separation; "cut along the dotted line"
  • allow incision or separation; "This bread cuts easily"
  • function as a cutting instrument; "This knife cuts well"
  • style and tailor in a certain fashion; "cut a dress"
  • perform or carry out; "cut a caper"
  • form or shape by cutting or incising; "cut paper dolls"
  • form by probing, penetrating, or digging; "cut a hole"; "cut trenches"; "The sweat cut little rivulets into her face"
  • create by duplicating data; "cut a disk"; "burn a CD"
  • record a performance on (a medium); "cut a record"
  • make a recording of; "cut the songs"; "She cut all of her major titles again"
  • stop filming; "cut a movie scene"
  • make an abrupt change of image or sound; "cut from one scene to another"
  • pass through or across; "The boat cut the water"
  • pass directly and often in haste; "We cut through the neighbor''s yard to get home sooner"
  • turn sharply; change direction abruptly; "The car cut to the left at the intersection"; "The motorbike veered to the right"
  • move (one''s fist); "his opponent cut upward toward his chin"
  • give the appearance or impression of; "cut a nice figure"
  • discharge from a group; "The coach cut two players from the team"
  • informal: be able to manage or manage successfully; "I can''t hack it anymore"; "she could not cut the long days in the office"
  • intentionally fail to attend; "cut class"
  • with parts removed; "the drastically cut film"
  • separated into parts or laid open or penetrated with a sharp edge or instrument; "the cut surface was mottled"; "cut tobacco"; "blood from his cut forehead"; "bandages on her cut wrists"
  • (of pages of a book) having the folds of the leaves trimmed or slit; "the cut pages of the book"
  • fashioned or shaped by cutting; "a well-cut suit"; "cut diamonds"; "cut velvet"
  • mixed with water; "sold cut whiskey"; "a cup of thinned soup"
  • (used of rates or prices) reduced usually sharply; "the slashed prices attracted buyers"
  • cut down; "the tree is down"
  • wounded by cutting deeply; "got a gashed arm in a knife fight"; "had a slashed cheek from the broken glass"
  • having a long rip or tear; "a split lip"
  • (used of grass or vegetation) cut down with a hand implement or machine; "the smell of new-mown hay"
  • (of a male animal) having the testicles removed; "a cut horse"
  • made neat and tidy by trimming; "his neatly trimmed hair"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the act of reducing the amount or number; "the mayor proposed extensive cuts in the city budget" ,
  • a wound made by cutting; "he put a bandage over the cut" ,
  • a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass ,
  • a distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc; "he played the first cut on the cd"; "the title track of the album" ,
  • the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge; "his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels" ,
  • a share of the profits; "everyone got a cut of the earnings" ,
  • a step on some scale; "he is a cut above the rest" ,
  • a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation ,
  • (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next; "the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt" , 10. the act of cutting something into parts; "his cuts were skillful"; "his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess" , 1
  • the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage; "an editor's deletions frequently upset young authors"; "both parties agreed on the excision of the proposed clause" , 1
  • the style in which a garment is cut; "a dress of traditional cut" , 1
  • the act of shortening something by choping off the ends; "the barber gave him a good cut" , 1
  • in baseball; a batter's attempt to hit a pitched ball; "he took a vicious cut at the ball" , 1
  • a remark capable of wounding mentally; "the unkindest cut of all" , 1
  • a canal made by erosion or excavation , 1
  • a refusal to recognize someone you know; "the snub was clearly intentional" , 1
  • (sports) a stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball; "cuts do not bother a good tennis player" , 1
  • the division of a deck of cards before dealing; "he insisted that we give him the last cut before every deal"; "the cutting of the cards soon became a ritual" , 20. an unexcused absence from class; "he was punished for taking too many cuts in his math class"

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Cut Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Injury means a harm or hurt.

Usually an injury is when the body or a part of the body is damaged by something outside of the body. Another word for injury to a body is trauma.

Injury can be by:

Injury can be accidental or intentional. Intentional injury is when someone tries to hurt another person. (Intentional injury is also called non-accidental injury) Accidental injury is when no one means to hurt someone else. An example of accidental injury is a car wreck.



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* If a man has his throat cut in Paris, it's a murder. If 50,000 people are murdered in the east, it is a question. - Victor Hugo

* Never cut what you can untie. - Jeseph Joubert

* Science is nothing but trained and organized common sense, differing from the latter only as a veteran may differ from a raw recruit and its methods differ from those of common sense only as far as the guardsman's cut and thrust differ from the manner in which a savage wields his club. - Thomas Huxley


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