clear-cut

Primary Meanings of clear-cut

1.
adj
clear and distinct to the senses; easily perceptible
2.
vadj
remove all the trees at one time
having had all the trees removed at one time
Full Definitions of clear-cut
1

adj clear and distinct to the senses; easily perceptible

Synonyms:
clean-cut, clear
distinct
easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined

adj clearly or sharply defined to the mind

clear-cut evidence of tampering”
Synonyms:
distinct, trenchant
clear
readily apparent to the mind
2

v remove all the trees at one time

clear-cut an acre of forest”
Type of:
clear
remove

adj having had all the trees removed at one time

clear-cut hillsides are subject to erosion”
Synonyms:
cleared
rid of objects or obstructions such as e.g. trees and brush

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