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Origin of cutout
Words nearby cutout
Example sentences from the Web for cutout
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I squinted through a cutout in the hut: nothing but thick rainforest.
Their house, she said, had a John McCain poster on the door and a Barak Obama cutout in the living room.
There were no Balmain buckles, no Alexander Wang-style cutout dresses, not even a one-shoulder number by Obama favorite Jason Wu.
With unerring hand the hero, son of Peeas, 1208 ought at once to have cutout the part in which he was wounded.
Cutout does not open until ammeter indicates a discharge of three or more amperes (in addition to the ignition discharge).
He lifted the second cutout from the flat surface of the bench, held it suspended before him.
First see that the movable armature of the cutout moves freely and does not bind at the pivot.
"The Professor doesn't want me to touch the cutout," he said helplessly.
British Dictionary definitions for cutout
Idioms and Phrases with cutout
Excise, remove as if by cutting; also, form or shape as if by cutting or carving. For example, Young children love cutting out pictures from magazines, or The first step is cutting out the dress pattern. The first usage dates from about 1400, the second from the mid-1500s.
Oust, replace, or supplant someone, as in He cut out all her other boyfriends. [Mid-1600s]
Also, cut out for. Suited or fitted by nature, as in Dean's not cut out for lexicography. [Mid-1600s]
Also, cut out for. Assigned beforehand, prepared, predetermined, as in We have our work cut out for us. [Early 1600s]
Deprive, as in He cut her out of his will. [Early 1800s]
Stop, cease, as in He cut out the motor, or Cut out that noise! [c. 1900] Also see cut it out.
Leave, especially in a hurry; also, run away. For example, I'm cutting out right now, or At the first hint of a police raid they cut out. [Slang; first half of 1800s] Also see cut and run; cut the comedy.