Definition of double-cut in US English:



  • (of a file) having two sets of grooves crossing each other diagonally.

    • ‘A double-cut file with the same profile is called a flat file.’
    • ‘Single-cut file teeth run in one direction; double-cut teeth run in opposing directions.’
    • ‘There has existed a longstanding need among workers in the sheet metal industry for a rugged yet simple to use double-cut tool.’
    • ‘The double-cut file is usually used for rougher work.’
    • ‘A double cut file may also be employed for finishing purposes.’