cutter

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noun cut·ter \ˈkə-tər\

Definition of cutter

  1. 1 :  one that cuts: a :  one whose work is cutting or involves cutting b (1) :  an instrument, machine, machine part, or tool that cuts (2) :  a device for vibrating a cutting stylus in disc recording; also :  the stylus or its point

  2. 2 a :  a ship's boat for carrying stores or passengers b :  a single-masted fore-and-aft rigged sailing vessel c :  a small armed vessel in government service

  3. 3 :  a light sleigh

15th Century

First Known Use of cutter

15th century



CUTTER Defined for English Language Learners

cutter

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noun cut·ter \ˈkə-tər\

Definition of cutter for English Language Learners

  • : a person, machine, or tool that cuts something

  • : a boat on a ship that is used for carrying supplies or passengers to and from the shore

  • : a small sailing boat with one mast


CUTTER Defined for Kids

cutter

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noun cut·ter \ˈkə-tər\

Definition of cutter for Students

  1. 1 :  someone or something that cuts <a diamond cutter> <a cookie cutter>

  2. 2 :  a boat used by warships for carrying passengers and stores to and from the shore

  3. 3 :  a small sailing boat with one mast

  4. 4 :  a small military ship <a coast guard cutter>



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