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Noun: cutout  'kút,awt
  1. A switch that interrupts an electric circuit in the event of an overload
  2. A photograph from which the background has been cut away
  3. A part that is cut out or is intended to be cut out
Verb: cut out  kút awt
  1. Delete or remove
    "Cut out the extra text"; "cut out the newspaper article";
    - exscind
  2. Form and create by cutting out
    "Picasso cut out a guitar from a piece of paper"
  3. Cut off and stop
    "The bicyclist was cut out by the van";
    - cut off
  4. Strike or cancel by or as if by rubbing or crossing out
    "cut out my name on that list";
    - scratch out
  5. (baseball) intercept (a player)
    - cut down
  6. Cease operating
    "The pump suddenly cut out"
Adjective: cut out  kút awt
  1. Having been cut out

Derived forms: cut out, cutouts, cuts out, cutting out

See also: cut, prune, scratch up

Type of: arrest, cease, check, contain, do away with, efface, electric switch, electrical switch, eliminate, end, erase, extinguish, finish, forge, form, get rid of, hold back, intercept, mold [N. Amer], mould [Brit, Cdn], part, photographic print, portion, print, rub out, score out, shape, stop, switch, terminate, turn back, wipe off, work

Encyclopedia: Cutout

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