- 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.
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Origin of cutaway
Words nearby cutaway
Example sentences from the Web for cutaway
Hezekiah Wilkins, in holiday garb of silk hat and cutaway frock, arrived.The Triumph of Virginia Dale|John Francis, Jr.
After dinner Mr. Leeds changed the linen coat for a cutaway and started back to his business.Different Girls|Various
Enter Servant with Dawson in cutaway coat and vest and usual trousers.
I grow early corn in my young orchard, using an Acme and cutaway harrow, and cultivate as for corn.The Apple|Various
A satin-faced lapel is not conservative on a cutaway, but it is the correct facing for the more formal (and elderly) frock coat.Etiquette|Emily Post
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