- a switch from one scene to another for showing simultaneous or related action, creating suspense, etc.
- Also called cutaway shot . a shot that abruptly introduces content, scenery, etc., away from the central action.
Origin of cutaway
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How to use cutaway in a sentence
Subtle cutaways at the temples also allow for compatibility with prescription glasses.
Like the Radium Pro Signa, the WM3 also features cutaways for prescription eyeglasses.
At the time, members of the diplomatic corps — practically all men — were expected to own a cutaway tailcoat and striped trousers for formal receptions.George S. Vest, long-serving Foreign Service officer and Cold War diplomat, dies at 102|Matt Schudel|August 27, 2021|Washington Post
Yet with one of the most crucial TV elements — cutaways to family members in the stands — a no-go, the network will need to find ways to re-create that in the United States.For NBC, the covid Olympics will be a feat of strange movements and remote mystery|Steven Zeitchik|July 23, 2021|Washington Post
This cutaway illustration shows the mechanical layout of the Lightning’s chassis.
The man stood before him in top-hat, a cutaway revealed through the folds of his fur coat.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
The cutaway is made of a small piece of board, a cigar-box lid, an old yardstick or a piece of lath, which should be about 6 in.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various
He has on a cutaway suit—a relic of his first and last public concert before the war.A Parody Outline of History|Donald Ogden Stewart
Her cutaway coat was buttoned tightly over a manly bosom, and her waist was not waspish.What Will People Say?|Rupert Hughes
He was not lucky enough to take after her in looks, except in her one weak feature, a cutaway chin.The Winning of Canada: A Chronicle of Wolf|William Wood
British Dictionary definitions for cutaway
- a drawing or model of a machine, engine, etc, in which part of the casing is omitted to reveal the workings
- (as modifier)a cutaway model