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Gynaecology A person who performs illegal abortions
Molecular biology An enzyme that cuts double-stranded DNA in specific places
Psychiatry A person, more often female, who causes self injury in the form of razor cuts, slashes with hot knives, and other mentally cathartic acts; there are said to be up to 2 million cutters in the US, who may be recognised by cross-hatched scars in various place on their bodies, depression, distrust of others
Risks Scars, suicide, blood loss, infection—e.g., HIV—death
Surgery Slang for a surgeon

cutter

Self-mutilator Psychiatry A person, more often ♀, who causes self injury in the form of razor cuts, slashes with hot knives, and other mentally cathartic acts; there are said to be up to 2 million cutters in the US Clinical Cross-hatched scars, depression, distrust of others Risks Scars, suicide, blood loss, infection–eg, HIV, death. See Self mutilation.
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I use Brownells' carbide dovetail cutters exclusively, both for tool life and to easily get me through the toughest steels.
1 Statistics on failures of PDC bit cutters Fracture 41% Mechanical wear 37% Stripping 17% Bit balling 5% Note: Table made from pie chart.
PDC bit is a type of bit which consists of multiple Polycrystalline Diamond (PCD) cutters attached to the bit body and cut through rocks by shearing action between the cutters and the rock.
According to Poonam Saini, a lead analyst at Technavio, specializing in research on retail goods and services, Brush cutters find application in the agricultural sector for cutting weeds and other unwanted plants.
The biggest problem I see with folks using hand-checkering tools such as those made by Gunline or Dembart is that they are not as careful with the cutters as they should be.
In order to deepen the grooves in the bore with successive passes of the rifling cutter box, paper shims were placed under the cutters when enough material had been scraped away from the groove bottoms to cause the cutter to become loose.
Brush cutters are mainly of two types: gas brush cutters and electric brush cutters.
For HDD jobs where enlarging the pilot hole is often the most expensive project cost, the new Viper and Jumbo Viper RockReamer were designed to address this problem by providing longer life, better penetration and smoother operation with enhanced cutter security.
A new Screen Classifying Cutter from Munson Machinery (Utica, New York, USA) reduces hard, soft, and fibrous materials into controlled particle sizes at high rates with minimal fines, the company says.
One of the "hottest" cutters at Halloween is the antique black cat, according to Paisner, who said cookies dressed up as black cats were very popular at the CCCC meeting.
Now the TM inserts last through all four depth-of-cut passes on each part, and wrecked cutters are just history.
Cutters wield razor blades, knives, glass shards, erasers, poke their skin with pins or burn it with cigarettes.