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crosscut

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verb cross·cut \ˈkrȯs-ˌkət, -ˈkət\

Definition of crosscut

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to cut, go, or move across or through

  3. 2 :  to cut with a crosscut saw

  4. 3 :  to subject (something, such as movie scenes) to crosscutting

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First Known Use of crosscut

1590


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crosscut

adjective cross·cut

Definition of crosscut

  1. 1 :  made or used for cutting transversely a saw with crosscut teeth

  2. 2 :  cut across or transversely a crosscut incision

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First Known Use of crosscut

1645


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noun cross·cut \ˈkrȯs-ˌkət\

Definition of crosscut

  1. 1 :  something that cuts across or through; specifically :  a mine working driven horizontally and at right angles to an adit, drift, or level

  2. 2 :  cross section

  3. 3 :  crosscut saw

  4. 4 :  an instance of crosscutting (as in a movie)

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First Known Use of crosscut

1789


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