cut-in

[kuht-in]

noun

Movies. a still, as of a scene or an object, inserted in a film and interrupting the action or continuity: We will insert a cut-in of the letter as she reads it.
Radio and Television. a commercial or other announcement inserted by a local station into a network broadcast.
the act of cutting in, as on a dancing couple.

Origin of cut-in

First recorded in 1880–85; noun use of verb phrase cut in
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