slicing cut

slicing cut

A downward cut with a sliding movement.
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Your earlier work with the previous stone has already made the cutting edge invisible, so test the smoother edge obtained with the finer stone by holding the knife as you did to sharpen it and making a slicing cut on a pile of newspaper.
The climax of their ride is the balanced, slicing cut across the face of the wave just before it hits the beach.
An Assembly spokeswoman said: "Past experience has shown what happens when financial pressures are translated into salami slicing cuts in services and front-line jobs - with those in greatest need often taking the biggest hit.