Cutter head
Cutter Cut"ter (k[u^]t"t[~e]r), n. 1. One who cuts; as, a stone cutter; a die cutter; esp., one who cuts out garments. [1913 Webster]

2. That which cuts; a machine or part of a machine, or a tool or instrument used for cutting, as that part of a mower which severs the stalk, or as a paper cutter. [1913 Webster]

3. A fore tooth; an incisor. --Ray. [1913 Webster]

4. (Naut.) (a) A boat used by ships of war. (b) A fast sailing vessel with one mast, rigged in most essentials like a {sloop}. A cutter is narrower and deeper than a {sloop} of the same length, and depends for stability on a deep keel, often heavily weighted with lead. (c) In the United States, a sailing vessel with one mast and a bowsprit, setting one or two headsails. In Great Britain and Europe, a cutter sets two headsails, with or without a bowsprit. (d) A small armed vessel, usually a steamer, in the revenue marine service; -- also called {revenue cutter}. [1913 Webster +RH]

5. A small, light one-horse sleigh. [1913 Webster]

6. An officer in the exchequer who notes by cutting on the tallies the sums paid. [1913 Webster]

7. A ruffian; a bravo; a destroyer. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

8. A kind of soft yellow brick, used for facework; -- so called from the facility with which it can be cut. [1913 Webster]

{Cutter bar}. (Mach.) (a) A bar which carries a cutter or cutting tool, as in a boring machine. (b) The bar to which the triangular knives of a harvester are attached.

{Cutter head} (Mach.), a rotating head, which itself forms a cutter, or a rotating stock to which cutters may be attached, as in a planing or matching machine. --Knight. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • cutter head — mechaninio įrašymo galvutė statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. cutter head; mechanical recording head vok. Schneidkopf, m rus. резец для звукозаписи, m; рекордер, m pranc. graveur, m …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • Cutter head — Фрезеровальная головка …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Cutter — Cut ter (k[u^]t t[ e]r), n. 1. One who cuts; as, a stone cutter; a die cutter; esp., one who cuts out garments. [1913 Webster] 2. That which cuts; a machine or part of a machine, or a tool or instrument used for cutting, as that part of a mower… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cutter bar — Cutter Cut ter (k[u^]t t[ e]r), n. 1. One who cuts; as, a stone cutter; a die cutter; esp., one who cuts out garments. [1913 Webster] 2. That which cuts; a machine or part of a machine, or a tool or instrument used for cutting, as that part of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cutter Wentworth — Josh Kelly as Cutter Wentworth One Life to Live Portrayed by Josh Kelly Duration …   Wikipedia

  • Cutter (professional wrestling) — Randy Orton performing the RKO (jumping cutter) on Kane …   Wikipedia

  • Cutter (ship) — When used in a nautical sense, a cutter is: # a small single masted vessel, fore and aft rigged, with two or more headsails, a bowsprit, and a mast set further back than in a sloop # a ship s boat, powered by oars, sails or motor, used to carry… …   Wikipedia

  • Cutter (boat) — A gaff cutter KLEINE FREIHEIT with a genoa jib set A cutter may refer to several types of nautical vessels. When used in the context of sailing vessels, a cutter is a small single masted boat, fore and aft rigged, with two or more headsails and… …   Wikipedia

  • Cutter (G.I. Joe) — G.I. Joe character Cutter as seen in the Sunbow G.I. Joe cartoon. Cutter Affiliation G.I. Joe File name Stone, Skip A. Birthplace Kinsley, Ka …   Wikipedia

  • head — I. noun Etymology: Middle English hed, from Old English hēafod; akin to Old High German houbit head, Latin caput Date: before 12th century 1. the upper or anterior division of the animal body that contains the brain, the chief sense organs, and… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”