cut-and-try
adjective Date: 1903 marked by trial and error <
cut-and-try methods
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cut-and-try testing
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  • cut-and-try — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : marked by experimental procedure : empirical there were no analytical procedures to help him, but although he had to work by cut and try methods, he tried C.E.Waters * * * /kut n truy /, adj. marked by a procedure of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cut-and-try — /kut n truy /, adj. marked by a procedure of trial and error; empirical: Many scientific advances are achieved with a cut and try approach. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • cut-and-try method — bandymų ir klaidų metodas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. cut and try method; hit and miss method; trial and error method; trial and error approach vok. empirische Erprobung, f; empirisches Ermittlungsverfahren, n; Versuch Irrtum… …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • try — Synonyms and related words: acid test, agonize, aim, annoy, appraise, approach, arbitrate, aspire, assay, attempt, bear hard upon, bid, bid for, blank determination, bolt, bother, bring to test, brouillon, burden, chance, charge the jury, check,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • try out — Synonyms and related words: arrange, assay, be a gas, be a hit, bill, bomb, bring to test, clear for action, clear the decks, confirm, cure, cut and try, demonstrate, deploy, dramatize, dress, essay, examine, experiment, fail, feature, fix, fix… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cut — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 hole/opening made by cutting ADJECTIVE ▪ clean, neat ▪ little, small ▪ long ▪ straight …   Collocations dictionary

  • cut — cut1 W1S1 [kʌt] v past tense and past participle cut present participle cutting ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(reduce)¦ 2¦(divide something with a knife, scissors etc)¦ 3¦(make something shorter with a knife etc)¦ 4¦(remove parts from film etc)¦ 5¦(make a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cut — [[t]kʌ̱t[/t]] ♦ cuts, cutting (The form cut is used in the present tense and is the past tense and past participle.) 1) VERB If you cut something, you use a knife or a similar tool to divide it into pieces, or to mark it or damage it. If you cut… …   English dictionary

  • 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 Killer — Birth name Anouar Hajoui Born May 6, 1971 (1971 05 06) (age 40) Origin Meknes, Morocco Genres hip …   Wikipedia

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