Definition of Offcut

1. n. That which is cut off.



Definition of Offcut

1. Verb. (transitive) To cut off. ¹

2. Noun. A piece that has been cut off of a larger piece when not needed; surplus. ¹

3. Adjective. Cut off. ¹

4. Adjective. Excess; surplus. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Offcut

1. something that is cut off [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Offcut

off year
off your guard
offa
offal
offals
offbase
offbear
offbeat
offbeats
offboard
offcap
offcast
offcasts
offcome
offcomer
offcut (current term)
offcuts
offed
offence
offenceless
offences
offencive
offencively
offend
offendable
offendant
offended
offendedly
offendedness
offendee

Literary usage of Offcut

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1. A Dictionary of the Art of Printing by William Savage (1841)
"The offcut is now to be considered — this is always imposed on the outside of the short cross, and the back and gutters are the same as those in the other ..."

2. The Practice of Typography: Modern Methods of Book Composition by Theodore Low De Vinne (1904)
"On smooth-edged paper the turning out of the heads for the offcut is a ... offcut pages need no change. At the tail of page 5 in Scheme 30 appears 1*. ..."

3. The Practice of Typography: Modern Methods of Book Composition by Theodore Low De Vinne (1904)
"On hand-made pap with rough edges, the heads of the offcut must placed after ... offcut pages need no chan. At the tail of page 5 in Scheme 30 appears '. ..."

4. A Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art: Comprising the Definitions and by George William Cox (1867)
"In general they were »11 omitted except the first two, to show the first fold of the paper, and the first on the offcut. Small capitals are more frequently ..."

5. The Preparation of Manuscripts for the Printer by Frank H. Vizetelly (1912)
"... commonly called 16mo); five times, a 32010; folded three times with a quarto offcut set in, a duodecimo or 12mo four times with an octavo offcut set in, ..."

6. Printing: A Practical Treatise on the Art of Typography as Applied More by Charles Thomas Jacobi (1908)
"With offcut. To fold without cutting. SHEET OF TWELVES (with offcut and one signature). Outer Forme. Inner Forme. ..."

7. American Dictionary of Printing and Bookmaking: Containing a History of by Wesley Washington Pasko (1894)
"The signature is on the first page as usual, and on the first page of the offcut. A regular form of duodecimo, printing both sides at once, ..."

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