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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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There's no law that says you can only have a single undercut on the sprue puller.
This study also suggests that if one is faced with deep sulci and undercuts in the clinical scenario, the choice of alginate impression materials from amongst the modern products tested herein is Cavex CA 37(r).
Pressure forming permits a large undercut ring to be fabricated around the edge of the base, eliminating an internal mounting ring in the dome.
The tip forms a part of the cavity that involves one of more undercuts.
The second type (Figure 5) has an undercut at the flange/barrel junction to eliminate the radius problem.
9) For example, in the Undercut treatment, every seller has the option of manually setting his or her own price for a block of 20 periods or deploying the Undercut algorithm that will update prices every period within a block of 20 periods, but the Trigger and Low-price Matching algorithms were not available.
Producing plastics parts with undercuts presents distinct challenges for molders.
FRENCH firm Renault says it plans to play the Germans at their own game with a new coupe that undercuts the best-selling BMW 3 Series rival by almost pounds 8,000.
Why then does the Bush administration, which is constantly proclaiming its devotion to free markets, perpetuate a program that undercuts the market price?
This means that even complex product geometries such as ribbing, apertures or undercuts can be realized easily in a single step, according to the company.
He argues that global treaties are doomed because national self-interest undercuts them and explains why an unconstrained market will invariably promote "consuming nature's capital and counting it as income.
It also is possible to generate undercuts without problems.