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the activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film

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a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting

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the act of cutting something into parts

a piece cut off from the main part of something

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an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine

removing parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape

the division of a deck of cards before dealing

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the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge

the act of diluting something

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the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends

(of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character

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unpleasantly cold and damp

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painful as if caused by a sharp instrument

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Tudor was notching his steel-jacketed bullets, or cutting them blunt, so that they would spread on striking--in short, he was making them into the vicious dum-dum prohibited in modern warfare.
The Mohammedans are cutting Buddhist throats, too," added the Dragoman.
The gate was formed of cutting winds; but Gerda repeated her evening prayer, and the winds were laid as though they slept; and the little maiden entered the vast, empty, cold halls.
This tree I was three days in cutting down, and two more cutting off the boughs, and reducing it to a log or piece of timber.
A vacuum hose connected to this port efficiently removes the dirt, debris, cuttings and smoke, thus dramatically reducing environmental pollution.
ALTHOUGH most of the garden is winding down to begin its winter rest, there is one last type of propagation that can be done this year - hardwood cuttings.
TIP OF THE WEEK: This is the right moment to take cuttings from your hydrangea bush for propagation.
It's time to go potty with your geranium and fuchsia cuttings
When placed in a growing mix, cuttings generally root quickly (often within a week or two) and produce plants identical to the ones from which they were taken.
In several trials, the density of "leave" trees is eight to 15 trees per acre, similar to levels left on shelterwood cuttings.
Oil drill cuttings are the waste product generated during the drilling of oil wells.
CUTTINGS are the key to keeping your plant costs low.
Small cups (6-ounce size) are among the best containers for starting plants from seeds and cuttings, especially at this time of year.
Some slips, bulbs and cuttings can simply go straight into the ground, said Eunice Udels, garden club president, who will bring impatiens, geraniums and plumbago from her Newbury Park garden.
When Jan Stafford moved to Simi Valley some 30 years ago, she turned to The Busy Hands Garden Club's annual plant cuttings giveaway for the foundation of her future garden.