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undercut

Forestry chiefly US and Canadian a notch cut in a tree trunk, to ensure a clean break in felling

Undercut

In stonework, to cut away a lower part, leaving a projection above that serves the function of a drip. To rout a groove back from the edge of an overhanging member.

undercut

[′ən·dər‚kət]
(electronics)
Undesirable lateral etching by chemicals in the fabrication of semiconductor devices.
(engineering)
Underside recess either cut or molded into an object so as to leave a topside lip or protuberance.
(metallurgy)
An unfilled groove melted into the base metal at the toe of a weld.
To fail to machine a part to a sufficient extent.
(mining engineering)
To cut below or in the lower part of a coal bed by chipping away the coal with a pick or mining machine; cutting is usually done on the level of the floor of the mine, extending laterally the entire face and 5 or 6 feet (1.5 or 1.8 meters) into the material.

undercut

1. In stonework, to cut away a lower part, leaving a projection above that serves the function of a drip.
2. To rout a groove or channel (a drip) back from the edge of an overhanging member.
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The amount of undercut required to pull a molded sprue out of its bushing depends on no less than six different variables, many of which are not often taken into consideration during the mold-design stage:
This impression material will deform according to requirement during removal from an undercut, and reform accordingly later.
Due to the horizontal undercut step design on the tooth front, SiroLock "locks" the fibers with the geometric constraint instead of with the friction between tooth front and fibers, while EvoStep retains fibers with the locally increase friction on the delicately slanted evolutionary step aiming at the "fit for use" aggressiveness and correspondingly optimum fiber retaining capabilities.
The willingness of some supermarkets to compete on fuel prices only where they have to is creating a golden opportunity for independent fuel retailers to undercut them," he said.
Features include undercuts around the perimeter of the parts as well as the central bore area for assembly and to attach components.
Jay Garner, and his small staff, had already been ruled failures, undercut by Ahmad Chalabi and his dreams of taking over Iraq.
Once you are certain that the undercut is correct, you can begin the final cut, also known as the back or felling cut.
He describes the efforts of Native Americans to protect their way of life while negotiating with the interlopers, a strategy that was undercut by the ravages of smallpox and other introduced diseases.
While it is true that John and Susie see their marriage as providing them with a "balance" and "wholeness" that their previous lives certainly lacked, the final scenes introduce ironies that complicate matters and certainly undercut any stereotypically "happy ending.
The undercut from etching distorts the shape of the track by as much as 2-mils of cross-sectional width.
Holland tells the paper that the fee is below market prices and will undercut competition from private companies, but SPSA officials say the price is on par with what private construction debris landfills charge, according to the Virginian-Pilot.
We all understand that, as compelling an argument as one can make to spend whatever it takes to be safe and secure, the financial realities facing a CEO often undercut it.