a simple form of brilliant cut, having eight facets above and eight facets below the girdle, as well as the table, and usually a culet.
- Also called eight cut, Old English cut.
Other definitions for single-cut (2 of 2)
noting a file having a series of parallel cutting ridges in one direction only.
- Compare double-cut.
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How to use single cut in a sentence
A file whose teeth are in parallel ridges only is called single-cut or float-cut.The Wonder Book of Knowledge | Various
He dismounted, and with a single cut beneath the under jaw showed me how to take out the tongue properly.American Big-Game Hunting | Various
The smoothing is done with a very fine single-cut file, or if very particular, a float file is used.Farm Mechanics | Herbert A. Shearer
A single cut of my keen blade severed the thong; and I was detached on the instant.The Wild Huntress | Mayne Reid
He flung himself from his horse, and drawing his knife, with a single cut severed the thong that bound him.The War Trail | Mayne Reid