outtake

[out-teyk]

noun

a segment of film or videotape edited out of the final version, as because of a technical error.
a recording of a song not included in the final release of a record album, as because of a technical error.

Nearby words

  1. outstroke,
  2. outsung,
  3. outswear,
  4. outswing,
  5. outswinger,
  6. outtalk,
  7. outtell,
  8. outthink,
  9. outthrow,
  10. outthrust

Origin of outtake

First recorded in 1955–60; out- + take

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British Dictionary definitions for out-take

outtake

noun

an unreleased take from a recording session, film, or television programme
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Word Origin and History for out-take

out-take

n.

"rejected part of a film," 1960, from out + take (n.) in the movie sense.

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