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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cut·ter /ˈkʌtɚ/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cut·ter n.
 1. One who cuts; as, a stone cutter; a die cutter; esp., one who cuts out garments.
 2. That which cuts; a machine or part of a machine, or a tool or instrument used for cutting, as that part of a mower which severs the stalk, or as a paper cutter.
 3. A fore tooth; an incisor.
 4. Naut. (a) A boat used by ships of war. (b) A fast sailing vessel with one mast, rigged in most essentials like a sloop.  A cutter is narrower and deeper than a sloop of the same length, and depends for stability on a deep keel, often heavily weighted with lead. (c) In the United States, a sailing vessel with one mast and a bowsprit, setting one or two headsails.  In Great Britain and Europe, a cutter sets two headsails, with or without a bowsprit. (d) A small armed vessel, usually a steamer, in the revenue marine service; -- also called revenue cutter.
 5. A small, light one-horse sleigh.
 6. An officer in the exchequer who notes by cutting on the tallies the sums paid.
 7. A ruffian; a bravo; a destroyer. [Obs.]
 8. A kind of soft yellow brick, used for facework; -- so called from the facility with which it can be cut.
 Cutter bar. Mach. (a) A bar which carries a cutter or cutting tool, as in a boring machine. (b) The bar to which the triangular knives of a harvester are attached.
 Cutter head Mach., a rotating head, which itself forms a cutter, or a rotating stock to which cutters may be attached, as in a planing or matching machine.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: someone who cuts or carves stone [syn: stonecutter]
      2: someone who carves the meat [syn: carver]
      3: someone whose work is cutting (as e.g. cutting cloth for
      4: a boat for communication between ship and shore [syn: tender,
          ship's boat, pinnace]
      5: a sailing vessel with a single mast set further back than
         the mast of a sloop
      6: a cutting implement; a tool for cutting [syn: cutlery, cutting