Some articles on cutting, implements:
... Cutting is the separation of a physical object, or a portion of a physical object, into two or more portions, through the application of an acutely directed force ... Implements commonly used for cutting are the knife and saw, or in medicine and science the scalpel and microtome ... However, any sufficiently sharp object is capable of cutting if it has a hardness sufficiently larger than the object being cut, and if it is applied with sufficient force ...
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