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VERB (1)

1. remove all the trees at one time;
- Example: "clear-cut an acre of forest"


ADJECTIVE (3)

1. clearly or sharply defined to the mind;
- Example: "clear-cut evidence of tampering"
- Example: "Claudius was the first to invade Britain with distinct...intentions of conquest"
- Example: "trenchant distinctions between right and wrong"
[syn: clear-cut, distinct, trenchant]

2. having had all the trees removed at one time;
- Example: "clear-cut hillsides are subject to erosion"

3. clear and distinct to the senses; easily perceptible;
- Example: "as clear as a whistle"
- Example: "clear footprints in the snow"
- Example: "the letter brought back a clear image of his grandfather"
- Example: "a spire clean-cut against the sky"
- Example: "a clear-cut pattern"
[syn: clear, clean-cut, clear-cut]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Clear-cut \Clear"-cut`\, v. t. To cut (a region of forest) clear of all trees. It is a method used for efficiently logging a portion of forest, but often has undesirable effects on the environment. [PJC]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Clear-cut \Clear"-cut`\, a. 1. Having a sharp, distinct outline, like that of a cameo. [1913 Webster] She has . . . a cold and clear-cut face. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 2. Concisely and distinctly expressed. [1913 Webster] 3. Distinct and unambiguous; unquestionable; as, a clear-cut advantage. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

clear-cut adj 1: clearly or sharply defined to the mind; "clear-cut evidence of tampering"; "Claudius was the first to invade Britain with distinct...intentions of conquest"; "trenchant distinctions between right and wrong" [syn: clear-cut, distinct, trenchant] 2: having had all the trees removed at one time; "clear-cut hillsides are subject to erosion" 3: clear and distinct to the senses; easily perceptible; "as clear as a whistle"; "clear footprints in the snow"; "the letter brought back a clear image of his grandfather"; "a spire clean-cut against the sky"; "a clear-cut pattern" [syn: clear, clean-cut, clear-cut] v 1: remove all the trees at one time; "clear-cut an acre of forest"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

68 Moby Thesaurus words for "clear-cut": assured, biting, categorical, chiseled, clean-cut, clear, clear as crystal, clear as day, coherent, connected, consistent, conspicuous, crisp, crystal, crystal-clear, crystalline, cutting, defined, definite, definitive, direct, distinct, evident, exact, explicit, express, glaring, in focus, indubitable, ingoing, limpid, loud and clear, lucent, lucid, luminous, manifest, nice, obvious, past dispute, patent, pellucid, penetrating, perspicuous, plain, positive, precise, prominent, pronounced, simple, specific, staring, straightforward, translucent, transparent, transpicuous, trenchant, unambiguous, unconfused, undisputed, undoubted, unequivocal, univocal, unmistakable, unquestioned, well-defined, well-marked, well-pronounced, well-resolved