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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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These conditions require a larger amount of undercut.
The stiffness of this material dictates that it will recover less after removal from undercut areas compared with other tested products.
Caption: FIGURE 3: Geometrical dimensions of the used structuring tool with 64 pin structures involving undercut areas.
The undercut has become a staple in the current style scene for its simplicity and flexibility.
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'This volatility...cannot explain why imports of PET were subsidised and therefore undercut the Union producers' prices...forcing EU producers to sell at a loss,' said the Commission.
Features include undercuts around the perimeter of the parts as well as the central bore area for assembly and to attach components.
The Democratic win in last fall's elections may have undercut the power of this piece, perhaps making many of us feel less agitated about the actions of our government.
military would fight hard and well but blindly, and the noble sacrifices of soldiers would be undercut by the lack of thoughtful leadership at the top."
In response, insurers may be tempted to renew policies for less premium to retain their business, or they may undercut other carriers' prices to gain market share and immediate short-term profits.
The discussion starts with simple facts that undercut the hysteria about invasion by immigrants.