- noting a file having a series of parallel cutting ridges in one direction only.
- 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.
Origin of single cut
First recorded in 1825–35
Also called eight cut, Old English cut.
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The teeth of some single-cut files are much less inclined than 58°; those of floats are in general square across the instrument.