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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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You also need to measure your cutters for the same reasons, especially if you've reground them.
6] developed a new cutter wear model from the cutting experiments.
The project focused on the effect of cutter design features on the wear rate, namely the cutter size and cutter shape.
Brush cutter market in EMEA: Rise in the construction of new homes and renovation of existing homes is the driving force behind the demand for brush cutters in the EMEA.
American Capital and an affiliate invested in the One Stop Buyout of Pacific Handy Cutter in December 2006.
Generally I find that Gunline cutters are a bit more aggressive, but that's about it.
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.
In this report, Technavio covers the present scenario and growth prospects of the global brush cutter market 2015-2019.
The Viper RockReamer cutter is secured in place with an internal, protected boss on the top and bottom of the cutter.
Unlike conventional knife cutters that slice material into strips and require frequent sharpening, the SCC-15-B cutter positions carbide tipped cutter heads along the entire shaft, with no frontal gaps between the tips.
R, appointed Cutter to the commissioner post in June 2009.
She leaves five children, Candy (Carolyn) Cares of Northboro, Jeffrey Cutter of Carver, Bradley Cutter of Elkton, Md.