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uncut

[uhn-kuht] /ʌnˈkʌt/
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
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English unkyt. See un-1, cut
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Examples for uncut
  • 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.
  • It is a presentation, live and uncut, of cosmic perfection.
  • Other copies of the paper were found in other collections in the same uncut, unread condition.
  • There is an ever-growing number of subscription cable services offering uncut, uninterrupted feature films for at-home viewing.
  • For uncut basket, the problem is the electrical loop created by the transport ties individual bars are not clearly discernable.
British Dictionary definitions for uncut

uncut

/ʌnˈkʌt/
adjective
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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Word Origin and History for uncut
adj.

early 15c., "not gashed or wounded," from un- (1) "not" + past participle of 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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