paper cutter
noun Date: circa 1828 1. paper knife 2. a machine or device for cutting or trimming sheets of paper to required dimensions

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • paper cutter — n. 1. PAPER KNIFE 2. a device or machine for cutting and trimming a number of sheets of paper at a time …   English World dictionary

  • Paper cutter — A paper cutter (or paper guillotine) is a tool often found in offices and classrooms, designed to cut a large set of paper at once with a perfectly straight edge.HistoryA paper cutter as described below is different from what is called a… …   Wikipedia

  • paper cutter — paper cutting, adj. any device for cutting or trimming paper, typically a weighted, powered, or spring hinged blade mounted on or over a ruled board or table on which many sheets of paper may be aligned for cutting at one time. [1820 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • paper-cutter — paˈper cutter noun 1. A paperknife 2. A guillotine 3. A machine for cutting paper in sheets, for trimming the edges of books, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑paper …   Useful english dictionary

  • paper cutter — pa′per cut ter n. pri any device for cutting or trimming sheets of paper to a required size • Etymology: 1820–30 pa′per cut ting, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • paper cutter — noun a cutting implement for cutting sheets of paper to the desired size • Hypernyms: ↑cutting implement …   Useful english dictionary

  • Paper cutter — Бумагорезальная машина; Резак для фотоотпечатков …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Paper-cutter, paper-cutting machine — Бумагорезальная машина …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Paper cutter mechanism — Листорезальное устройство; бумагорезальное устройство; Листорезальное устройство; Бумагорезальное устройство …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Paper — Pa per (p[=a] p[ e]r), n. [F. papier, fr. L. papyrus papyrus, from which the Egyptians made a kind of paper, Gr. pa pyros. Cf. {Papyrus}.] 1. A substance in the form of thin sheets or leaves intended to be written or printed on, or to be used in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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