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cutaway

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adjective cut·away \ˈkət-ə-ˌwā\

Definition of cutaway

  1. :  having or showing parts cut away a cutaway drawing

Examples of cutaway in a Sentence

  1. The diagram shows a cutaway view of an engine.

First Known Use of cutaway

1841


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cutaway

noun cut·away

Definition of cutaway

  1. 1 :  a coat with skirts tapering from the front waistline to form tails at the back

  2. 2a :  a cutaway picture or representationb :  a shot that interrupts the main action of a film or television program to take up a related subject or to depict action supposed to be going on at the same time as the main action

  3. 3 :  a back dive in which the head is lowered toward the board after the takeoff

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First Known Use of cutaway

1849


CUTAWAY Defined for English Language Learners

cutaway

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adjective

Definition of cutaway for English Language Learners

  • : having the top or outside removed so the inside parts can be seen



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