Offcut
Offcut Off"cut`, n. 1. That which is cut off. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bookbinding) A portion of the printed sheet, in certain sizes of books, that is cut off before folding. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • offcut — ► NOUN ▪ a piece of waste material that is left behind after cutting a larger piece …   English terms dictionary

  • offcut — UK [ˈɒfˌkʌt] / US [ˈɔfˌkʌt] noun [countable] Word forms offcut : singular offcut plural offcuts a piece of something such as paper or wood that is left after the main part has been cut off …   English dictionary

  • offcut — Inset In set, n. 1. That which is inserted or set in; an insertion. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bookbinding) One or more separate leaves inserted in a volume before binding; as: (a) A portion of the printed sheet in certain sizes of books which is cut off …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • offcut — noun Date: circa 1664 chiefly British something that is cut off (as a waste piece of lumber) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • offcut — noun A piece that has been cut off of a larger piece when not needed …   Wiktionary

  • offcut — off|cut [ ɔf,kʌt ] noun count a piece of something such as paper or wood that is left after the main part has been cut off …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • offcut — n. sawed off piece of wood …   English contemporary dictionary

  • offcut — noun Brit. a piece of waste material that is left behind after cutting a larger piece …   English new terms dictionary

  • offcut — /ˈɒfkʌt/ (say ofkut) noun 1. that which is cut off, as from paper which has been reduced to a particular size. 2. (plural) small lengths of timber or other material, left over after special orders have been prepared in a hardware store, etc.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • offcut — n. a remnant of timber, paper, etc., after cutting …   Useful english dictionary

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