press cutting


Definition of press cutting


  1. :  something (such as an article or a picture) that has been cut out of a newspaper or magazine

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a crowd or crowded condition :  throng

    :  a thronging or crowding forward or together

    :  an apparatus or machine by which a substance is cut or shaped, an impression of a body is taken, a material is compressed, pressure is applied to a body, liquid is expressed, or a cutting tool is fed into the work by pressure

  1. :  to act upon through steady pushing or thrusting force exerted in contact :  squeeze

    :  assail, harass

    :  afflict, oppress

  1. :  to force into service especially in an army or navy :  impress

    :  to take by authority especially for public use :  commandeer

    :  to take and force into any usually emergency service

  1. :  impressment into service especially in a navy

    :  a warrant for impressing recruits

  1. :  something cut or cut off or out: such as

    :  a plant section originating from stem, leaf, or root and capable of developing into a new plant

    :  harvest

  1. :  given to or designed for cutting

    :  sharp, edged

    :  marked by sharp piercing cold

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to criticize severely

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