uncut

[uhn-kuht]
adjective
1.
not cut.
2.
not shortened or condensed; unabridged: an uncut version of the play.
3.
in the original form; neither reduced in size nor given shape, as a diamond.
4.
not diluted or mixed with other substances: uncut heroin.
5.
Bookbinding. untrimmed ( def 2 ).
6.
Slang. not circumcised.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English unkyt. See un-1, cut

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uncut (ʌnˈkʌt)
 
adj
1.  (of a book) not having the edges of its pages trimmed or slit
2.  (of a gemstone) not cut and faceted
3.  not abridged or shortened

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uncut
1426, "not gashed or wounded," from un- (1) "not" + cut (v.). Of books, "not having the leaves slit open" it is recorded from 1828; of plays, etc., "without excisions," it is attested from 1896.
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Slang Dictionary

uncut definition


  1. mod.
    unedited; not shortened by editing. : The uncut version is too long.
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Example sentences
After cutting to length, arrange the four legs side by side, with the uncut
  ends lining up.
Timber and uncut diamonds are sources of export revenue.
It follows them, making the uncut forest seem endless.
Researchers eventually found the rest of the body, still encased in uncut peat.
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