Meaning of CUTTING in English

CUTTING

I.

noun

1 piece cut off from a plant

ADJECTIVE

▪ leaf , root , stem

VERB + CUTTING

▪ take

CUTTING + VERB

▪ root , take

You can see whether the ~s have taken.

PREPOSITION

▪ from a/the ~

These plants are easy to propagate from leaf ~s.

▪ ~ from

Take ~s from mature plants in the spring.

2 ( BrE ) piece cut out from a newspaper ⇨ See also ↑ clipping

ADJECTIVE

▪ newspaper , press

She had kept all the press ~s about the murder.

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ from

a ~ from ‘The Guardian’

II.

adj.

Cutting is used with these nouns: ↑ board , ↑ edge , ↑ remark , ↑ tool

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