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hot knife

An electric, ultrasonic, or radiation-powered scalpel that cuts and coagulates tissues simultaneously
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The hot knife is programmed to make tapering "skive" cuts for finished fits with the door metal.
Apparently not content with putting Habib Beye and Joey Barton on the danger list with tackles which cut through them like a hot knife through butter, he went back to his old club Middlesbrough last weekend and had Didier Digard carted off on a stretcher.
It slices through heavy traffic like a hot knife through butter and devours the twists, flopping onto its side and changing direction effortlessly.
Arsenal can go through you like a hot knife through butter and we had to concentrate for 90 minutes.
Stalin, who, unusually for a dictator, believed in his own propaganda, established the myth of the invincible Red Army, only to see the Germans slice through it like a hot knife through butter.
Bred for weight, many of them can no longer walk and they're debeaked with a hot knife in case they peck one another to death.
Run the blade of a hot knife down the sides of the dish, keeping the blade tight against the sides.
The six-speed manual gearbox is brilliant, allowing you to shift through them like a hot knife through butter.
TOP TIP - get a demolition hammer as it goes through the wall like a hot knife through butter.
Every time Sporting pushed forward after that, they cut through the Boro defence like a hot knife through butter.
Shrewsbury looked as if they would score every time they had a shot and they were going through us like a hot knife through butter.