1. The act of cutting something into parts; SYN. cutting.
2. The act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge; SYN. cutting.
3. A wound made by cutting; SYN. gash, slash, slice.
4. In films: an immediate transition from one shot to the next
5. The act of reducing the amount or number
6. The act of shortening something by cutting off the ends; SYN. cutting, cutting off.
7. The style in which a garment is cut
8. A piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass; SYN. cut of meat.
9. A share of the profits
10. A step on some scale
11. A stroke (in tennis or badminton or squash) that puts reverse spin on the ball
12. A trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation; SYN. gash.
13. An unexcused absence from class
14. The division of a deck of cards before dealing; SYN. cutting.
15. A canal made by erosion or excavation.
1. A mediocre and disdained writer; SYN. hack writer, literary hack.
2. One who works hard at boring tasks; SYN. drudge, hacker.
3. A saddle horse used for transportation rather than sport etc.
4. An old or over-worked horse; SYN. jade, nag, plug.
5. A horse kept for hire.
1. An indication of damage; SYN. scrape, scar, mark.
2. The sound made by scratching
3. The starting line in a race
4. A test of courage; satisfactory condition, level, or performance
5. A contestant whose name is withdrawn
6. Poultry feed (as mixed grains) scattered on the litter or ground especially to induce birds to exercise — called also scratch feed
7. A shot in billiards or pool that ends a player's turn; specifically; a shot in pool in which the cue ball falls into the pocket; a shot that scores by chance; fluke
ETYM Old Eng. wounde, wunde, AS. wund.
1. Any break in the skin or an organ caused by violence or surgical incision; SYN. injury, cut, lesion.
2. The act of inflicting a wound; SYN. wounding.
3. A casualty to military personnel resulting from combat; SYN. injury, combat injury.