Crosscut

Definition of Crosscut

Cross´cut`   Pronunciation: ~kŭt`
v. t.1.To cut across or through; to intersect.
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.

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cut, cut across
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