[ verb in-ter-kuht, in-ter-kuht; noun in-ter-kuht ]
/ verb ˌɪn tərˈkʌt, ˈɪn tərˌkʌt; noun ˈɪn tərˌkʌt /
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verb (used without object), in·ter·cut, in·ter·cut·ting.
to cut from one type of shot to another, as from a long shot to a closeup.
verb (used with object), in·ter·cut, in·ter·cut·ting.
to insert (shots from other scenes, flashbacks, etc.) into the narrative of a film.
to interrupt the narrative of (a film) with shots from other scenes, flashbacks, etc.Compare crosscut.
a film sequence or scene produced by intercutting.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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British Dictionary definitions for intercut
/ (ˌɪntəˈkʌt) /
verb -cuts, -cutting or -cut
films another word for crosscut
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