single-cut

single cut

noun Jewelry.
a simple form of brilliant cut, having eight facets above and eight facets below the girdle, as well as the table, and usually a culet.
Also called eight cut, Old English cut.


Origin:
1825–35

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single-cut

[sing-guhl-kuht]
adjective
noting a file having a series of parallel cutting ridges in one direction only.
Compare double-cut.
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