cutability
noun Date: 1965 the proportion of lean salable meat yielded by a carcass

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cutability — /kut euh bil i tee/, n. the lean yield of a beef carcass: the carcass of highest cutability, or top yield, has the largest proportion of lean meat within its grade. [1960 65; CUT + ABILITY; due to noninitial stress, irreg. sp. with single rather… …   Universalium

  • cutability — ˌ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ˈ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ noun ( es) Etymology: cut (I) + ability : the proportion of lean salable meat yielded by a carcass * * * /kut euh bil i tee/, n. the lean yield of a beef carcass: the carcass of highest cutability, or top yield, has the …   Useful english dictionary

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