re·​cut | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈkət How to pronounce recut (audio) , ˈrē-ˌkət \
recut; recutting; recuts

Definition of recut

transitive verb

1 : to cut again
2 : to edit anew recut a film

Examples of recut in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The follow-up, The Magnificent Ambersons, was recut by the studio and a significant chunk of Welles’ footage has been tragically lost (though a new TCM documentary series suggests there might be hope for recovering it). Christian Holub,, 15 Apr. 2021 In 2012, at the urging of a friend who asked her to recut an old diamond and make it into a special ring, West founded the jewelry brand that now commands the bulk of her attention. Victoria Gomelsky, Robb Report, 25 Feb. 2021 The barrel tenon is cut oversized for a perfect receiver fit, then the receiver is deburred, squared, and the barrel hole is recut straight. Michael R. Shea, Field & Stream, 22 Feb. 2021 Cardi and Megan recut their song so that all the lyrics are printable in The Washington Post. Washington Post, 5 Nov. 2020 Some also use recycled diamonds, which can refer to both antique stones themselves, as well as those that are recut into a modern shape. Lane Florsheim, WSJ, 25 Sep. 2020 Warner Bros postponed the release and recut a scene for its 2012 film Gangster Squad because of the Aurora shooting. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 10 Aug. 2019 And just last year, the television adaptation of Heathers was pushed back, recut, and nearly cancelled in light of the Parkland shooting. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 10 Aug. 2019 In its latest use-what-already-exists effort, the brand partnered with Dockers, the 33-year-old khaki kingpin, to recut and reinterpret overstocked chinos—normally delegated to the dump or a discount dealer like TJ Maxx. Jacob Gallagher, WSJ, 17 June 2019

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First Known Use of recut

1664, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Recut.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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