paper cutter

noun

Definition of paper cutter

2 : a machine or device for cutting or trimming sheets of paper to required dimensions

Examples of paper cutter in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So, consider renting a manual laminate-flooring cutter, which resembles a giant, guillotine-style paper cutter. Joesph Truini, Popular Mechanics, "8 Steps for Installing Laminate Flooring," 8 Dec. 2019 Host James Franco is an enthusiastic holiday gift wrapper, who keeps sustaining blood-spurting injuries with scissors and a paper cutter, spraying shoppers with blood. Maureen Lee Lenker, EW.com, "Leslie Jones' most memorable Saturday Night Live sketches," 27 Aug. 2019 So forego the saws and rent a manual laminate-flooring cutter, which resembles a giant, guillotine-style paper cutter. Joesph Truini, Popular Mechanics, "8 Tips for Installing Laminate Flooring," 26 Jan. 2017

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First Known Use of paper cutter

1771, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Paper cutter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paper%20cutter. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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