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crosscutting

[ kraws-kuht-ing, kros- ]
/ ˈkrɔsˌkʌt ɪŋ, ˈkrɒs- /
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noun Movies, Television.

the technique of intercutting a scene with portions of another scene, especially to heighten suspense by showing simultaneous action.

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Origin of crosscutting

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British Dictionary definitions for crosscutting

cross-cutting

adjective

linking traditionally separate or independent parties or interestsa multi-agency, cross-cutting approach on drugs
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