[ 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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How to use crosscutting in a sentence
So it wasn't hidden back there in that cross-cutting at all?
It seemed to be in one of the chambers connected with the cross-cutting.
Practice the feeds by manually moving the tool holder, for surface cutting as well as for cross cutting.Practical Mechanics for Boys|J. S. Zerbe
It gives the "total footage" for the month, special reference being made to "cross-cutting, winzing and sinking."Happy Days|Alan Alexander Milne
But all the time we have been talking together you have been having a cross-cutting train of thought underneath.Quiet Talks with World Winners|S. D. Gordon
British Dictionary definitions for crosscutting
linking traditionally separate or independent parties or interestsa multi-agency, cross-cutting approach on drugs
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