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verb cross·cut \ˈkrs-ˌkət, -ˈkət\

Definition of CROSSCUT

transitive verb
1
:  to cut, go, or move across or through
2
:  to cut with a crosscut saw
3
:  to subject (as movie scenes) to crosscutting

First Known Use of CROSSCUT

1590

2crosscut

adjective

Definition of CROSSCUT

1
:  made or used for cutting transversely <a saw with crosscut teeth>
2
:  cut across or transversely <a crosscut incision>

First Known Use of CROSSCUT

1645

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noun cross·cut \ˈkrs-ˌkət\

Definition of CROSSCUT

1
:  something that cuts across or through; specifically :  a mine working driven horizontally and at right angles to an adit, drift, or level
4
:  an instance of crosscutting (as in a movie)

First Known Use of CROSSCUT

1789

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