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Electronic die-cutter
Otherwise known as a digital die cutter. A machine used to cut shapes out of paper, vinyl, cardstock  and even fabric. The most popular brand is the Silhouette, but Cricut, Brother Scan n Cut and KNK Zing are also common.

Vector Image
A digital image that is made up of points, lines, and shapes (as opposed to pixels), thus can be scaled infinitely, without any loss of quality or fidelity.