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English noun: undercut

1. undercut (substance) the material removed by a cut made underneath


Broader (hypernym)material, stuff

2. undercut (food) the tender meat of the loin muscle on each side of the vertebral column


Synonymstenderloin


Broader (hypernym)cut, cut of meat


Narrower (hyponym)beef tenderloin, pork tenderloin

3. undercut (artifact) a notch cut in the trunk of tree in order to determine the direction of its fall


Broader (hypernym)forestry, notch

4. undercut (act) (sports) a stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball


SamplesCuts do not bother a good tennis player.


Synonymscut


Broader (hypernym)shot, stroke


Domain categorybadminton, lawn tennis, squash, squash rackets, squash racquets, tennis

5. undercut (act) a cut made underneath to remove material


Broader (hypernym)cut, cutting


English verb: undercut

1. undercut (possession) sell cheaper than one's competition


Synonymsundersell


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)sell


Entaildiscount

2. undercut (contact) cut away material from the underside of (an object) so as to leave an overhanging portion in relief


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cut away

3. undercut (contact) cut away the underpart of


SamplesUndercut a vein of ore.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cut away

4. undercut (contact) strike (the ball) in golf, tennis, or hockey obliquely downward so as to give a backspin or elevation to the shot


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)hit

5. undercut (contact) cut obliquely into (a tree) below the main cut and on the side toward which the tree will fall


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cut


Entailcut down, drop, fell, strike down









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