1. [ verb ] cut obliquely into (a tree) below the main cut and on the side toward which the tree will fall
Related terms: cut fell
2. [ verb ] (tennis) strike (the ball) in golf, tennis, or hockey obliquely downward so as to give a backspin or elevation to the shot
Related terms: hit cut
3. [ verb ] cut away the underpart of

"undercut a vein of ore"

Related terms: cut_away
4. [ verb ] cut away material from the underside of (an object) so as to leave an overhanging portion in relief
Related terms: cut_away
5. [ verb ] (business) sell cheaper than one's competition
Synonyms: undersell
Related terms: sell discount
6. [ noun ] (sport,tennis) a stroke (in tennis or badminton or squash) that puts reverse spin on the ball
Synonyms: cut

"cuts do not bother a good tennis player"

Related terms: stroke tennis badminton squash
7. [ noun ] a cut made underneath to remove material
Related terms: cut
8. [ noun ] (biology) a notch cut in the trunk of tree in order to determine the direction of its fall
Related terms: forestry notch
9. [ noun ] the material removed by a cut made underneath
Related terms: material
10. [ noun ] (chemistry,food) the tender meat of the loin muscle on each side of the vertebral column
Synonyms: tenderloin
Related terms: cut pork_tenderloin beef_tenderloin
Similar spelling:   under