cutter

Primary Meanings of cutter

1.
n
a cutting implement; a tool for cutting
2.
n
someone whose work is cutting (as e.g. cutting cloth for garments)
3.
n
a boat for communication between ship and shore
Full Definitions of cutter
1

n a cutting implement; a tool for cutting

Synonyms:
cutlery, cutting tool
Types:
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bolt cutter
an implement for cutting bolts
cigar cutter
an implement for cutting the tip off of a cigar
die
a cutting tool that is fitted into a diestock and used for cutting male (external) screw threads on screws or bolts or pipes or rods
edge tool
any cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane or gouge)
glass cutter
a tool for cutting glass
tile cutter
a cutter (tool for cutting) for floor tiles
adz, adze
an edge tool used to cut and shape wood
ax, axe
an edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle
chisel
an edge tool with a flat steel blade with a cutting edge
gouge
and edge tool with a blade like a trough for cutting channels or grooves
hand ax, hand axe
a stone tool with a cutting edge; the stone is held in the hand and used for chopping
hob
a hard steel edge tool used to cut gears
knife
edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle
pick, pickax, pickaxe
a heavy iron tool with a wooden handle and a curved head that is pointed on both ends
carpenter's plane, plane, woodworking plane
a carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood
razor
edge tool used in shaving
pair of scissors, scissors
an edge tool having two crossed pivoting blades
scythe
an edge tool for cutting grass; has a long handle that must be held with both hands and a curved blade that moves parallel to the ground
shear
a large edge tool that cuts sheet metal by passing a blade through it
reap hook, reaping hook, sickle
an edge tool for cutting grass or crops; has a curved blade and a short handle
wire cutter
an edge tool used in cutting wire
Type of:
cutting implement
a tool used for cutting or slicing
2

n someone whose work is cutting (as e.g. cutting cloth for garments)

Types:
garment cutter
someone who cuts cloth etc. to measure in making garments
gem cutter
one who cuts and shapes precious stones
glass cutter, glass-cutter
someone who cuts or grinds designs on glass
Type of:
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker
a worker who has acquired special skills

n someone who cuts or carves stone

Synonyms:
stonecutter
Type of:
quarrier, quarryman
a man who works in a quarry

n someone who carves the meat

Synonyms:
carver
Type of:
diner
a person eating a meal (especially in a restaurant)
3

n a boat for communication between ship and shore

Synonyms:
pinnace, ship's boat, tender
Types:
gig
tender that is a light ship's boat; often for personal use of captain
Type of:
boat
a small vessel for travel on water

n a sailing vessel with a single mast set further back than the mast of a sloop

Type of:
sailing ship, sailing vessel
a vessel that is powered by the wind; often having several masts

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