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cut

1. verb To stop doing something. You better cut these antics before your father gets home. Cut the eye-rolling, will you?
2. verb To make a recording of something, usually musical. Our band is going out to LA to cut a demo.
3. noun A portion of the profits from something, such as a business venture. I better get a cut of this deal—I came up with the original concept!
4. noun A single song on an album or other compilation. Here's a cut from their latest record.
5. adjective, slang Circumcised. Guys who aren't cut can be self-conscious.
6. adjective, slang Having well-defined muscles, especially the abdominals. Did you see that lifeguard with his shirt off? He's really cut!
7. adjective, slang Drunk. Do you remember last night at the bar at all? You were really cut!

cutting

1. Mean-spirited. Oh, I stopped listening to Drew a long time ago. All he does is make cutting remarks about our family.
2. Sharp or piercing. I buttoned the collar of my coat against the cutting wind.
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Thus, the propagation material is often used since the cuttings are discharged after this operation.
mother plant condition, tree age, tree part from where cuttings are taken, planting time, temperature conditions, humidity, rain, media for rooting, care during and after planting (Frey et al.
Three to four cuttings are often performed to new foliage.
Alfalfa harvested at 28 days cutting schedule with 20 kg ha-1 and 30 cm row spacing had higher crude protein.
Offering this new hose cutting technology for a complete range of machines will reduce operator risk while increasing cutting effectiveness, said Doug Jahnke, product marketing manager, Eaton.
Olive can be propagated by hard wood or semi hard wood cuttings (Hartmann et al.
The basic principle of selecting wood for cuttings is the same for all the different plant types: use vigorous stems with healthy buds.
Many of the restoration efforts using black willow utilize large cuttings otherwise known as "posts".
AUGUST is traditionally the time to take cuttings of geraniums and fuchsias to overwinter in manageable-sized pots.
In 1970, I had the opportunity to become involved in a series of studies sponsored by the National Science Foundation on the effect of cutting on nutrient cycling and productivity, forest-stream interactions, and other ecosystem-level phenomena in old-growth forests.
Minimum rooted cuttings (2%) with minimum rooted cuttings out of healthy green cuttings (3%) were found in the cuttings planted on 16th March.
Many plants will root easily if cuttings are taken before the wood becomes too tough, despite the days getting shorter and the nights damper.
Hardwood cuttings showed that maximum sprouting percentage (57.