press cutting

noun

Definition of press cutting

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

Word by Word Definitions

press play
  1. : a crowd or crowded condition : throng

  2. : a thronging or crowding forward or together

  3. : 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

  2. : assail, harass

  3. : afflict, oppress

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

  2. : to take by authority especially for public use : commandeer

  3. : to take and force into any usually emergency service

  1. : impressment into service especially in a navy

  2. : a warrant for impressing recruits

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

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

  3. : harvest

  1. : given to or designed for cutting

  2. : marked by sharp piercing cold

  3. : inclined or likely to wound the feelings of others especially because of a ruthless incisiveness


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