rough-cut

[ruhf-kuht]
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adjective

cut into small, irregular pieces (contrasted with fine-cut): rough-cut tobacco.

Nearby words

  1. rough stuff,
  2. rough trade,
  3. rough up,
  4. rough-and-ready,
  5. rough-and-tumble,
  6. rough-dry,
  7. rough-hew,
  8. rough-hewn,
  9. rough-house,
  10. rough-legged buzzard

Origin of rough-cut

First recorded in 1965–70

rough cut

noun Movies.

the first assembly of a film following preliminary cutting and editing.
Compare final cut.

Origin of rough cut

First recorded in 1935–40

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British Dictionary definitions for rough-cut

rough-cut

noun

a first edited version of a film with the scenes in sequence and the soundtrack synchronized
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