What is Gutting?

Gutting definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
the alimentary canal, especially between the pylorus and the anus, or some portion of it.Compare foregut, midgut, hindgut.
guts, the bowels or entrails.Informal. courage and fortitude; nerve; determination; stamina: Climbing that cliff takes a lot of guts. the inner working parts of a machine or device: The mechanic had the guts of the refrigerator laid out on the kitchen floor.

the belly; stomach; abdomen.

the substance forming the case of the intestine; intestinal tissue or fiber: sheep’s gut.
a preparation of the intestines of an animal, used for various purposes, as for violin strings, tennis rackets, or fishing lines.
the silken substance taken from a silkworm killed when about to spin its cocoon, used in making snells for fishhooks.
a narrow passage, as a channel of water or a defile between hills.
Slang. a gut course.

verb (used with object), gut