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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crosscut  \Cross"cut`\  (-k[u^]t`),  v.  t. 
  To  cut  across  or  through  to  intersect. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crosscut  \Cross"cut`\,  n. 
  1.  A  short  cut  across  a  path  shorter  than  by  the  high  road. 
 
  2.  (Mining)  A  level  driven  across  the  course  of  a  vein,  or 
  across  the  main  workings,  as  from  one  gangway  to  another. 
 
  {Crosscut  saw}. 
  a  A  saw,  the  teeth  of  which  are  so  set  as  to  adapt  it 
  for  sawing  wood  crosswise  of  the  grain  rather  than 
  lengthwise. 
  b  A  saw  managed  by  two  men,  one  at  each  end  for  cutting 
  large  logs  crosswise. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  crosscut 
  adj  :  cut  or  used  for  cutting  crosswise  or  across  the  grain;  "a 
  crosscut  slice  of  beef";  "a  crosscut  saw" 
  n  1:  a  diagonal  path 
  2:  a  route  shorter  than  the  usual  one  [syn:  {shortcut},  {cutoff}] 
  v  :  cut  using  a  crosscut  [syn:  {cut  across}] 




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