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Definition of the noun cutout

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noun - plural: cutouts

  1. a switch that interrupts an electric circuit in the event of an overload
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic terms: electric switch / electrical switch / switch = control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit
  2. a photograph from which the background has been cut away
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic terms: photographic print / print = a printed picture produced from a photographic negative
    • more specific word: standee = a lifesize cardboard cutout
  3. a part that is cut out or is intended to be cut out
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic words: part / portion = something less than the whole of a human artifact

Alternative definition of the noun cutout


  1. Something that has been cut out from something else
  2. Any of several devices that halt the flow of a current, especially an electric current
  3. An intermediary who communicates between members of a clandestine organization
  4. A free-standing, rigid print (usu. life-sized), often used for promotional purposes

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Google previewFoot and Ankle Athletic Injuries, An Issue of Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery (2011)

by Bob Baravarian

The second metatarsal head is the most commonly affected and therefore a second metatarsal head cutout is the most commonly performed. If the second metatarsal head is affected because of hypermobility of the first ray or hallux valgus ...

Google previewPrinciples of Home Inspection (2003)

Steam, Electric and Wall/Floor Heating by Carson Dunlop

The low water cutout is a safety device which shuts off the burner if the water level drops too low (Figure 2.2). Conditions Common problems with low water cutouts are — • inoperative • leaking The low water cutout may be inoperative as a ...

Google previewThe Auto (1913)

The Motorist's Pictorial by Stanley Spooner

Cutout. — The cutout is an automatic switch, which disconnects the battery from the dynamo, when the engine speed is very low. At very low engine speeds ...

Google previewThe Standard Electrical Dictionary: A Popular Dictionary of Words and Terms Used in the Practice of Electrical Engineering (1898)

by Thomas O'Conor Sloane

Cutout, Magnetic.

Google previewThe Adobe Photoshop CS4 Dictionary (2009)

The A to Z Desktop Reference of Photoshop by Philip Andrews

Menu: Filter >Artistic > Cutout filter Shortcut: – Version: 6.0, 7.0, CS, CS2, CS3, CS4 See also: Filters The Cutout filter is one of the options in the Artistic group of filters. The feature recreates the tone and shape of the original photo using a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Recorded Sound (2004)

by Frank Hoffmann

Inpublishing terms, a cutout is “outofprint.” The number of cutouts inthe pop/rock field may be as much as 85 percent ofa company'sissues. Recordsthat failto break even, socalled stiffs, are quickly withdrawn and usually sent to a rack jobber for ...

Google previewDrake's Electrical Dictionary (2013)

by Paul Lowe,

Main CutOut.—A cutout introduced into the circuit of a main. MainFeeder.—The main feeder in a district.

Google previewThe Visual Dictionary of Fashion Design (2007)

by Gavin Ambrose, Paul Harris

Diamond A diamond-shaped cutout that fastens at the front or back neckline. Jewel A high and round neckline that rests at the neck base. Keyhole A tear- shaped or round cutout that fastens at the front or back neckline. Off-the-shoulder A wide ...

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Scrabble value of C3U1T1O1U1T1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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