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cutaway

adjective cut·away \ ˈkət-ə-ˌwā \
|Updated on: 8 Jul 2018

Definition of cutaway

: 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.

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First Known Use of cutaway

1841

in the meaning defined above

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cutaway

noun

Definition of cutaway

1 : a coat with skirts tapering from the front waistline to form tails at the back
2 a : a cutaway picture or representation
b : 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 : 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

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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CUTAWAY Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of cutaway for English Language Learners

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



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