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[sing-guh l-kuht]
  1. noting a file having a series of parallel cutting ridges in one direction only.
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single cut

noun Jewelry.
  1. 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.
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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.

    Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II

    Joshua Rose