undercut: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (v.un"dur-kut', un'dur-kut"n., adj.,un'dur-kut"), [key]
— v., n., adj. -cut, -cut•ting,
- to cut under or beneath.
- to cut away material from so as to leave a portion overhanging, as in carving or sculpture.
- to offer goods or services at a lower price or rate than (a competing price or rate) or than that of (a competitor).
- to weaken or destroy the impact or effectiveness of; undermine.
- to hit (the ball) so as to cause a backspin.
- to slice (the ball) using an underhand motion.
- to cut (a sound recording) with grooves too shallow or with insufficient lateral motion of the stylus.
- to cut a notch in (a tree) in order to control the direction in which the tree is to fall.
- to undercut material, a competitor, a ball, etc.
- a cut or a cutting away underneath.
- a notch cut in a tree to determine the direction in which the tree is to fall and to prevent splitting.
- a backspin.
- a slice or cut made with an underhand motion.
- a tenderloin of beef including the fillet.
- a tooth cavity prepared with a wide base for anchoring a filling securely.
- having or resulting from an undercut.
- undercut (Thesaurus)