precut

[pree-kuht]
adjective
1.
cut to a specific shape or size before being assembled or used: a kit with precut parts.
verb (used with object), precut, precutting.
2.
to cut or cut out in advance: The logs were precut to size.

Origin:
1940–45; pre- + cut

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Once the copper wires were exposed, he clipped a new, precut piece of wire between the inbound and outbound cables.
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Management decided to change its production process by buying its metal precut to a workable size rather than cutting it in house.
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