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cutin


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cutin  \Cu"tin\  (k[=u]"t[i^]n),  n.  [L.  cutis  skin,  outside.] 
  (PLant  Physiol.) 
  A  waxy  substance  which  combined  with  cellulose,  forms  a 
  substance  nearly  impervious  to  water  and  constituting  the 
  cuticle  in  plants. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cutin  \Cu"tin\  (k[=u]"t[i^]n),  n.  [L.  cutis  skin,  outside.] 
  (Bot.) 
  The  substance  which  added  to  the  material  of  a  cell  wall, 
  makes  it  waterproof,  as  in  cork. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cut-in 
  n  :  (film)  a  still  inserted  and  interrupting  the  action 
  (broadcasting)  a  local  announcement  inserted  into  a 
  network  broadcast  [syn:  {insert}]