cut time


Definition of cut time

: duple or quadruple time with the beat represented by a half note

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Succeeding would make their story all the sweeter come tournament and net-cutting time. Bryce Miller,, "Timing of Toreros' coaching turmoil threatens to blunt unmatched momentum," 8 Mar. 2018 What would cut time would be a reduction in ad minutes, between innings and during pitching changes, and no one currently living will see that happen. Paul Daugherty,, "Paul Daugherty: Slow play isn't a crime. It's baseball," 20 Feb. 2018 Some of the startups are already using Bitcoin and Blockchain to cut time and cost. Corinne Abrams, WSJ, "Fintech Startups Seek to Shake Up Money-Transfer Industry," 19 Dec. 2017 With 85% of all new cars financed, this cuts time for shoppers and dealers. Phoebe Wall Howard, Detroit Free Press, "Smartphone app AutoGravity lets consumers get preapproved for auto loans," 12 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of cut time

1951, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cut time was in 1951

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