rough cut


Definition of rough cut

: a print of an incompletely edited motion picture

Examples of rough cut in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Having been connected through a mutual collaborator at Paramount, the actor was showing the veteran producer and OneRepublic frontman a rough cut of the dogfight football scene from Top Gun: Maverick, and Tedder could imagine quite the sonic blend. Glenn Rowley, Billboard, 5 Aug. 2022 Patel got his first glimpse at that relevance in October 2020, watching a rough cut of the pilot. Hunter Ingram, Variety, 1 Aug. 2022 Burt is frequently the documentary’s key figure, or at least one of the people Wang is trying to build a character arc around through confrontations like giving him a very meta solo screening of a rough cut of the documentary. Daniel Fienberg, The Hollywood Reporter, 20 June 2022 Each showcase consists of four projects presented in the form of a pitch and a 10-minute excerpt of the rough cut. Tim Gray, Variety, 10 May 2022 Lawson passed away in 2019 before work on the documentary was completed, but Merritt recalls showing him a rough cut of some of the film’s footage in the hospital during his final days. Amanda Kondolojy, Orlando Sentinel, 15 May 2022 Course maintenance at Springvale Golf Course is obviously a priority with the city in 2020 purchasing a Jacobson HR600 Rotary Mower ($62,000) for the rough cut and a Toro 5510-D Reelmaster Mower ($63,000) for the fairway unit. John Benson, cleveland, 6 Apr. 2022 Mira played a rough cut of her Biennial installation, which consisted of video projections plus a holographic element on a hanging screen. New York Times, 23 Mar. 2022 Alan Menken yesterday, who watched a rough cut of the movie and was so excited. Tatiana Siegel, Rolling Stone, 26 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of rough cut

1937, in the meaning defined above

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10 Aug 2022

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“Rough cut.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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