cutter

Definitions of cutter
  1. noun
    a cutting implement; a tool for cutting
    synonyms: cutlery, cutting tool
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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
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    cutting implement
    a tool used for cutting or slicing
  2. noun
    someone whose work is cutting (as e.g. cutting cloth for garments)
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    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
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    skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker
    a worker who has acquired special skills
  3. noun
    someone who cuts or carves stone
    synonyms: stonecutter
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    quarrier, quarryman
    a man who works in a quarry
  4. noun
    someone who carves the meat
    synonyms: carver
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    diner
    a person eating a meal (especially in a restaurant)
  5. noun
    a boat for communication between ship and shore
    synonyms: pinnace, ship's boat, tender
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    gig
    tender that is a light ship's boat; often for personal use of captain
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    boat
    a small vessel for travel on water
  6. noun
    a sailing vessel with a single mast set further back than the mast of a sloop
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    sailing ship, sailing vessel
    a vessel that is powered by the wind; often having several masts
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