out·​take | \ ˈau̇t-ˌtāk How to pronounce outtake (audio) \

Definition of outtake

1 : a passage outward : flue, vent
2 : something that is taken out: such as
a : a take that is not used in an edited version of a film or videotape
b : a recorded musical selection not included in a record album

Examples of outtake in a Sentence

a collection of the band's old outtakes
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First Known Use of outtake

1902, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Outtake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outtake. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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