Cut, Make, and Trim
- (CMT)This is the method used to calculate the contractor portion of pricing a product—cutting, sewing, and any trimmings such as zippers, buttons, and so on.
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trim´ness — trim «trihm», verb, trimmed, trim|ming, adjective, trim|mer, trim|mest, noun, adverb. –v.t. 1. to make neat by cutting away parts: »The gardene … Useful english dictionary
trim´ly — trim «trihm», verb, trimmed, trim|ming, adjective, trim|mer, trim|mest, noun, adverb. –v.t. 1. to make neat by cutting away parts: »The gardene … Useful english dictionary
cut — cut1 W1S1 [kʌt] v past tense and past participle cut present participle cutting ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(reduce)¦ 2¦(divide something with a knife, scissors etc)¦ 3¦(make something shorter with a knife etc)¦ 4¦(remove parts from film etc)¦ 5¦(make a… … Dictionary of contemporary English
trim — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. neat, well ordered, compact, tidy, spruce, smart; slim, lean. v. order, tidy, adjust, dress, arrange; decorate, ornament, adorn; defeat; cheat; balance, equalize; cut, lop, shear, prune, barber;… … English dictionary for students
cut — /kut/, v., cut, cutting, adj., n. v.t. 1. to penetrate with or as if with a sharp edged instrument or object: He cut his finger. 2. to divide with or as if with a sharp edged instrument; sever; carve: to cut a rope. 3. to detach with or as if… … Universalium
trim — [trim] vt. trimmed, trimming [via ME dial. < OE trymman, to make firm, set in order, array < trum, strong, firm: for IE base see TREE] 1. Obs. to prepare; fit out; dress 2. to put in proper order; make neat or tidy, esp. by clipping,… … English World dictionary
cut — or short cut [kut] vt. cut, cutting [ME cutten, kytten < Late OE * cyttan < Scand base seen in Swed dial., Ice kuta, to cut with a knife: the word replaced OE ceorfan (see CARVE), snithan, scieran (see SHEAR) as used in its basic senses] I… … English World dictionary
trim — ► VERB (trimmed, trimming) 1) make (something) neat by cutting away irregular or unwanted parts. 2) cut off (irregular or unwanted parts). 3) reduce the size, amount, or number of. 4) decorate (something), especially along its edges. 5) adapt one … English terms dictionary
cut back — verb 1. return in time (Freq. 1) the film cut back to an earlier event in the story • Syn: ↑flash back • Derivationally related forms: ↑flashback (for: ↑flash back) … Useful english dictionary
trim — Synonyms and related words: Attic, Ciceronian, abbreviate, ability, abridge, abstain, abstract, adjoin, adjunct, adjustment, adorn, adornment, affix, all ataunto, anal, anchor, annex, apoise, apparel, arrange, arrangement, array, ataunt, athletic … Moby Thesaurus