cutability

/kut'euh bil"i tee/, n.
the lean yield of a beef carcass: the carcass of highest cutability, or top yield, has the largest proportion of lean meat within its grade.
[1960-65; CUT + -ABILITY; due to noninitial stress, irreg. sp. with single rather than double t]

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • cutability — ˌ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ˈ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ noun ( es) Etymology: cut (I) + ability : the proportion of lean salable meat yielded by a carcass * * * /kut euh bil i tee/, n. the lean yield of a beef carcass: the carcass of highest cutability, or top yield, has the …   Useful english dictionary

  • cutability — noun Date: 1965 the proportion of lean salable meat yielded by a carcass …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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