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TO CUT, crim. law. To wound with an instrument having a sharp edge. 1 Russ. on Cr. 577. Vide To Stab; Wound.

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The source of this contradiction lies in the fact that the historians studying the events from the letters of the sovereigns and the generals, from memoirs, reports, projects, and so forth, have attributed to this last period of the war of 1812 an aim that never existed, namely that of cutting off and capturing Napoleon with his marshals and his army.
All the profound plans about cutting off and capturing Napoleon and his army were like the plan of a market gardener who, when driving out of his garden a cow that had trampled down the beds he had planted, should run to the gate and hit the cow on the head.
But besides the fact that cutting off Napoleon with his army would have been senseless, it was impossible.
The aim of cutting off Napoleon and his army never existed except in the imaginations of a dozen people.
This tree I was three days in cutting down, and two more cutting off the boughs, and reducing it to a log or piece of timber.
"The Mohammedans are cutting Buddhist throats, too," added the Dragoman.
Poor Geppetto kept cutting it and cutting it, but the more he cut, the longer grew that impertinent nose.
Further, with the increasing importance of metallographic processes where cutting plays a vital role, cutting wheels market is set to grow steadily in the future.
Summary: Further, with the increasing importance of metallographic processes where cutting plays a vital role, cutting wheels market is set to grow steadily in the future.
[UKPRwire, Sun Aug 04 2019] With a steady estimated growth rate of the cutting wheels market in the foreseeable future, manufacturers are focusing on demand-driven machine developments that deliver optimum cutting duration, changeover frequency, and lower time to perform cutting wheel changeover.
The super-hard cutting tools such as diamond film coating tool are gradually applied in the cutting of hard-brittle material as the high hardness, great abrasion performance, and high cutting precision.