Cross"cut` (-k?t`)

, v. t. To cut across or through; to intersect.


© Webster 1913.

Cross"cut`, n.


A short cut across; a path shorter than by the high road.

2. Mining

A level driven across the course of a vein, or across the main workings, as from one gangway to another.

Crosscut saw. (a) A saw, the teeth of which are so set as to adapt it for sawing wood crosswise of the grain rather than lengthwise. (b) A saw managed by two men, one at each end, for cutting large logs crosswise.


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