cutting: Word of the day for July 25, 2020

cutting , n :
(countable, uncountable) The action of the verb to cut. (countable) A section removed from a larger whole. (countable) A newspaper clipping. (countable, horticulture) A leaf, stem, branch, or root removed from a plant and cultivated to grow a new plant. (countable) An abridged selection of written work, often intended for performance. (countable, Britain) An open passage at a level lower than the surrounding terrain, dug for a canal, railway, or road to go through. (uncountable, cinematography, sound engineering) The editing of film or other recordings. (uncountable, machining) The process of bringing metals to a desired shape by chipping away the unwanted material. (uncountable, psychology) The act of cutting one's own skin as a symptom of a personality disorder; self-harm. The English pop rock band Cutting Crew released its debut single “(I Just) Died in Your Arms” in the United Kingdom on this day in 1986.