recut

verb
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

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Mowers can mulch clippings (repeatedly cut and recut them), discharge them to the side or rear, or bag them. Roy Berendsohn, Popular Mechanics, "The Lawn Mower Buyer's Guide: Everything You Need to Know to Buy the Right Mower," 22 Feb. 2019 Basic mulching blade: Nothing fancy here, a basic mulching blade with enough lift to keep grass particles suspended and recut. Fits a wide range of mowers. Roy Berendson, Popular Mechanics, "Do I Need To Change My Lawnmower Blades?," 22 Jan. 2019 Often, a film that was initially recut to receive a theater-friendly R rating will come out with an unrated version as well, sometimes called a director’s cut, aimed at home video audiences. Alissa Wilkinson, Vox, "Critics called Lars von Trier’s new movie “repulsive.” It’s being released twice.," 6 Dec. 2018 So sometimes, filmmakers who receive an NC-17 rating will recut the film to receive an R rating instead, thus making the film palatable to movie theaters and a broader audience. Alissa Wilkinson, Vox, "Critics called Lars von Trier’s new movie “repulsive.” It’s being released twice.," 6 Dec. 2018 The Christmas comedy Elf takes an unexpected turn in this spoof trailer, which recuts the feel-good holiday classic as a chilling thriller. Kelly O'sullivan, Country Living, "Someone Recut The 'Elf' Trailer as a Creepy Thriller—And It's Hilarious," 27 Dec. 2016 Paramount attempted to sell off the series, then heavily recut it, merging its 10 hourlong episodes into five two-hour segments, and removing large segments of the finale. Graeme Mcmillan, The Verge, "The TV reboot of Heathers was doomed from the start," 31 Oct. 2018 According to The Hollywood Reporter, the cast of Arrested Development Season Four are reportedly lobbying for additional compensation, considering the episodes were recut to a format far more appealing for TV syndication. Tom Philip, GQ, "Now Even the Cast of Arrested Development Season 4 Is Mad About Season 4," 8 May 2018 The board vote is likely before a shareholder vote on the Fujifilm deal, giving the investors a window to potentially recut the deal or propose an alternative if their directors win. David Benoit, WSJ, "Xerox Board Ordered CEO to Stop Negotiating With Fuji; Instead, He Raced to a Deal, Lawsuit Alleges," 16 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of recut

1664, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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