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cutting

Pronunciation: /ˈkʌtɪŋ/

Translation of cutting in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 2 countable/numerable (for road, railway) (British English/inglés británico) zanja (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • These beautiful fish have been found in railway cuttings, brick pits and building sites across Sydney, particularly back in the days when excavations were done mostly by hand.
    • Also in April, the French exploded mines under the German position held at Hill 60-in fact, a mound created from the rubbish cleared when a railway cutting was made.
    • The money, which will be allocated over two years, will also provide viewpoints of canal cuttings and mooring points to encourage people on narrowboats to stop off in Hyndburn.

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (before noun/delante del nombre) [tool/blade] cortante the cutting edge (lit: blade) el filo at the cutting edge of technology a la vanguardia de la tecnología 1.2 (cold) [wind] cortante 1.3 (hurtful) [remark] hiriente

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