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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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Agusta is responsible for maintaining the Stingrays, and several of its maintainers deploy along with the aircraft and crews to cutters or other locations.
Why you should care: Kennametal says the its new cutters can double the metal removal rate without increasing horsepower consumption, partly by using a tangential design the puts more carbide behind the cutting insert leading to extra shock resistance and a concomitant increase in feed rates.
Star had offered cutters from German Sigma Pool members PWS and Ettlingen.
Cutter is sensitive to changes in language as she moves from middle to late nineteenth-century works.
The Coast Guard established the far-reaching Integrated Deepwater System Program to recapitalize its aging stock of cutters, aircraft, and systems designed for sustained or long-range operations, often far from homeports and facilities.
Since brush cutters use petrol and engine lubricant in a ratio of 25:1, the return on investment for the end-users is expected to increase.
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.
Attribute that to the improved as-roughed surface finish as well as the dependability of the TM cutters.
Quashen does not keep statistics, but said substantially more cutters have attended ACTION programs in the past couple of years.
Throughput capacity can be optimized with a choice of cutters, cutter placement and the selection of one of five standard rotor designs.