verb (used with object), undercut, undercutting.
to cut under or beneath.
to cut away material from so as to leave a portion overhanging, as in carving or sculpture.
to offer goods or services at a lower price or rate than (a competing price or rate) or than that of (a competitor).
to weaken or destroy the impact or effectiveness of; undermine.
Golf. to hit (the ball) so as to cause a backspin.
Tennis. to slice (the ball) using an underhand motion.
to cut (a sound recording) with grooves too shallow or with insufficient lateral motion of the stylus.
Forestry. to cut a notch in (a tree) in order to control the direction in which the tree is to fall.
verb (used without object), undercut, undercutting.
to undercut material, a competitor, a ball, etc.
a cut or a cutting away underneath.
a notch cut in a tree to determine the direction in which the tree is to fall and to prevent splitting.
Golf. a backspin.
Tennis. a slice or cut made with an underhand motion.
Chiefly British. a tenderloin of beef including the fillet.
Dentistry. a tooth cavity prepared with a wide base for anchoring a filling securely.
having or resulting from an undercut.
verb (ˌʌndəˈkʌt; ˈʌndəˌkʌt) -cuts, -cutting, -cut
to charge less than (a competitor) in order to obtain trade
to cut away the under part of (something)
(sport) to hit (a ball) in such a way as to impart backspin
the act or an instance of cutting underneath
a part that is cut away underneath
a tenderloin of beef, including the fillet
(forestry, mainly US & Canadian) a notch cut in a tree trunk, to ensure a clean break in felling
(sport) a stroke that imparts backspin to the ball
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noun, Railroads. 1. a track-maintenance machine that cleans the ballast section to any predetermined depth.
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