Crossword clues for uncut
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Uncut \Un*cut"\, a.
Not cut; not separated or divided by cutting or otherwise; -- said especially of books, periodicals, and the like, when the leaves have not been separated by trimming in binding.
Not ground, or otherwise cut, into a certain shape; as, an uncut diamond.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
a. 1 not cut 2 (context of a gemstone English) not cut or ground to the desired shape 3 (context of a book English) not having the page edges trimmed 4 (context of a play film etc English) not edited or abridged by a censor 5 (context of a penis English) not circumcised.
(of pages of a book) having adjacent leaves still joined at the fore edge; "a book with its leaves still uncut" [ant: cut]
not cut [ant: cut]
not cut; "glad to get out of the house with my throat uncut"- Tobias Smollett
not cut down; "standing timber"; "uncut trees" [syn: standing]
complete; "the full-length play" [syn: full-length]
Uncut magazine, trademarked as UNCUT, is a monthly publication based in London. It is available across the English-speaking world, and focuses on music, but also includes film and books sections. A DVD magazine under the Uncut brand was published quarterly from 2005 to 2006.
Uncut may refer to:
- Uncut (band), a Canadian rock band formed in 2001
- Uncut (film), a 1997 Canadian docudrama film by John Greyson about censorship
- Uncut (magazine), a monthly British magazine which began publishing in May 1997
- BET: Uncut, a Black Entertainment Television show that ended in 2006
- Kinski Uncut, the 1996 re-published title of Klaus Kinski's autobiography
- UK Uncut, United Kingdom-based tax avoidance protest groups established in October 2010
- US Uncut, United States-based tax avoidance protest groups established in February 2011
Uncut is a Canadian docudrama film, released in November 1997. The film was written and directed by John Greyson.
Set in Ottawa in 1979, the film stars Matthew Ferguson as Peter Cort, a researcher writing a book on male circumcision, and Michael Achtman as Peter Koosens, his assistant who has a sexual obsession with Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and regularly doctors photographs to depict himself and Trudeau in romantic entanglements.
They later meet Peter Denham ( Damon D'Oliveira), a video artist who sets his films to Jackson Five songs. After Denham inserts photographs of Koosens and Trudeau into one of his videos, the three are arrested for copyright violation by an opera-singing police officer, put on trial in a courtroom scene set to La Habanera, and sent to a prison boot camp.
The film is also intercut with documentary footage of artists such as John Oswald, A. A. Bronson, Linda Griffiths and Thomas Waugh discussing censorship, as well as Trudeau himself invoking martial law during the 1970 October Crisis.
The film was inspired in part by the then emerging debate about outing closeted LGBT people.
Uncut is an indie rock band from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. They formed as a duo consisting of Ian Worang and Jake Fairley in 2001, and have released two 12" singles and three full-length albums.
Uncut is the debut studio album released by Vancouver, British Columbia's Powder Blues Band and features the band's signature mix of Swing, Blues, Jazz, Rock & Roll and R&B. It was originally released in December 1979 on the Blue Wave label. RCA re-issued the album in February 1980, with the song Gimme Some Lovin' removed from the album. "Uncut" was produced by Jack Lavin.
The album was nominated at the 1981 Juno Awards for "Album Of The Year", and the band won the Juno Award for "Most Promising Group Of The Year" the same year.
Usage examples of "uncut".
To the end that cutting of standing timber shall be conducted so as to place the land in the best condition for reforesting, uncut forest land should be subject to examination and similar contract, and the separate classification for taxation should take effect within a year after the timber is removed in compliance with the contract.
Several uncut lengths of eight-by-twelve lumber lay nearby and were probably intended for permanently shoring up the porch.
The trapunto was inserted between the threads of the backing, so that the material was uncut.
Besides, one could no more expect to come out of practice unbruised than one could count on coming out of a fight uncut.
The grasses were tall there, evidently uncut and uncropped this whole season.
On the bench rested a tray of oddments including a ball of bright red yarn and two large hooked wooden needles, a wine cup, a chess set carved of ivory, a bowl and spoon, a bundle of rosemary with a sprinkling of pale blue flowers among the spiky leaves, and a writing knife, stoppered inkhorn, and several uncut goose quills.
Vengeful fingers grabbed at Noon as he ran, tearing the fabric of his dung-spattered Nehru jacket and unraveling his turban, so that his uncut black hair streamed behind him.
Over the last few months while he had been in Afghanistan looking for a source of uncut, untreated rubies, she had forgotten just how gorgeous his eyes were.
Ten long miles over rough ground, gulleys and open fields and hills of uncut forest.
It had come from Beaton at the last moment, as a compromise, when the problem of the vulgar croppiness of cut leaves and the unpopularity of uncut leaves seemed to have no solution but suicide.
His diabolic eye fixed on the back of the driver's neck, the encircling fringe of uncut hair in curled clawlike strands, an insufficient neck whose appearance, whose otherness, was a vile offense to the gaze of the initiate.
But the glib many, the perky mispronouncers of titles and of authors' names, the twanging murderers of rhythm, the maulers of the uncut edge at sixpence extra, the ready-reckoners of bibliopolic discount--am I to see in these a witness of my hope for the century to come?
Jordan decorated the borders of the menus with romanticized scenes of the diggings: the stagings soaring above the gaping pit, heroic figures working on the walls of yellow earth, a sorter at his table, and at the head of the sheet a man's cupped hands overflowing with uncut diamonds, and he coloured the illustrations with water paints.
The talk of the diggings was that he was already a multimillionaire, at least on paper, and Zouga had seen the champagne bucket of uncut diamonds poured out onto his lunch table.
The uncut grass on the edge of the cinder track casts long shadows.