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cut (kŭt)
v. cut, cut·ting, cuts

  1. To penetrate with a sharp edge; strike a narrow opening in.

  2. To separate into parts with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument; sever.

  3. To make an incision or a separation.

  4. To have a new tooth grow through the gums.

  5. To form or shape by severing or incising.

  6. To separate from a body; detach.

  7. To lessen the strength of; dilute.

n.
  1. The act of cutting.

  2. The result of cutting, especially an opening or wound made by a sharp edge.

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