- a film-editing room.
Origin of cutting room
1830–40, for earlier sense
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Examples from the Web for cutting room
My answer ended up on the cutting-room floor, as many answers given to reporters do.Obama’s Iraq Is Not Bush’s Iraq
September 24, 2014
It turns out that, for them at least, the cutting-room floor is not the end of the road.CPR for Actors Killed By Tarantino and Coppola
December 27, 2013
Mysteriously, all of these roles ended up on the cutting-room floor.MTV Movie Awards 2013 Best Moments: Rebel Wilson & More (VIDEO)
April 15, 2013
"It was, sad to say, left on the cutting-room floor," said Martin.Game of Thrones: 10 Secrets About HBO's Adaptation
April 4, 2011
He may even add one of several scenes left on the cutting-room floor.Tarantino’s 'Biggest Hit' Ever
May 23, 2009
A young fellow at a window of the cutting-room noticed her first.The Portion of Labor
Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
You could get into it all your machines and have a cutting-room and show-room and office besides.
Well, I got to go up to the cutting-room and see what he's doing now, Barney.
They are taken to the Cutting-room, and here for the first time we get something approaching a piece of money.
To end the discussion effectually he went to the cutting-room upstairs and remained there when Hymie rang up.