Sharp-cut
Sharp-cut Sharp-cut`, a. Cut sharply or definitely, or so as to make a clear, well-defined impression, as the lines of an engraved plate, and the like; clear-cut; hence, having great distinctness; well-defined; clear. [1913 Webster]

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  • sharp-cut — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : cut so as to be sharp or make a clear well defined impression an engraved plate with sharp cut lines * * * /shahrp kut /, adj. 1. cut so as to have a sharp edge: a tool with a sharp cut blade. 2. distinctly outlined;… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sharp-cut — /shahrp kut /, adj. 1. cut so as to have a sharp edge: a tool with a sharp cut blade. 2. distinctly outlined; clearly defined. * * * …   Universalium

  • sharp-cut — penetrating; defined properly, clear …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sharp-cut — a. Clear, distinct, well defined …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • sharp-cut — /ˈʃap kʌt/ (say shahp kut) adjective clearly defined; having distinct outlines …   Australian English dictionary

  • Sharp-cut filter — Выделительный светофильтр …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • cut — 1 /kVt/ verb past tense and past participle cut present participle cutting 1 DIVIDE WITH KNIFE ETC (T) to divide something into two or more pieces using a sharp tool such as a knife: Do you want me to cut the cake? | The thieves had cut the phone …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cut to pieces — {v. phr.} 1. To divide into small parts with something sharp; cut badly or completely. * /Baby has cut the newspaper to pieces with scissors./ 2. To destroy or defeat completely. * /The soldiers were cut to pieces by the Indians./ * /When Dick… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cut to pieces — {v. phr.} 1. To divide into small parts with something sharp; cut badly or completely. * /Baby has cut the newspaper to pieces with scissors./ 2. To destroy or defeat completely. * /The soldiers were cut to pieces by the Indians./ * /When Dick… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cut\ to\ pieces — v. phr. 1. To divide into small parts with something sharp; cut badly or completely. Baby has cut the newspaper to pieces with scissors. 2. To destroy or defeat completely. The soldiers were cut to pieces by the Indians. When Dick showed his book …   Словарь американских идиом

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