ordinary cut

ordinary cut

[′ȯrd·ən‚er·ē ′kət]
(mining engineering)
The arrangement of drill holes in a mine in which the drill holes are symmetrical with respect to the vertical center-line of the section, extend horizontally, and make a large angle with the working face.
References in classic literature ?
Well, well," I said, "perhaps you have - still I don't see them;" and I handed him the paper without additional remark, not wishing to ruffle his temper; but I was much surprised at the turn affairs had taken; his ill humor puzzled me - and, as for the drawing of the beetle, there were positively no antennæ visible, and the whole did bear a very close resemblance to the ordinary cuts of a death's-head.
Importantly he can tell us what needs to be done to make an ordinary cut an extraordinary one.
Marinating is an excellent way to turn an ordinary cut of meat, poultry or fish into the basis of a succulent meal.
An ordinary cut in a hot, humid country takes longer to heal and can quickly become infected, so the means of cleaning and dressing a wound are basics.