[kraws-kuht-ing, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˌkʌt ɪŋ, ˈkrɒs-/
noun, Movies, Television.
the technique of intercutting a scene with portions of another scene, especially to heighten suspense by showing simultaneous action.
[kraws-kuht, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˌkʌt, ˈkrɒs-/
made or used for crosswise.
across the grain or on the bias.
a transverse cut or course.
a shortcut by way of an area not ordinarily traversed, as grass or open country; a route that cuts diagonally across a road or path network.
Mining. an underground passageway, usually from a shaft to a vein of ore or crosswise of a vein of ore.
Movies, Television. an act or instance of crosscutting.
verb (used with object), crosscut, crosscutting.
to cut or go across.
Movies, Television. to insert into a scene or sequence (portions of another scene), as to heighten suspense or suggest simultaneous action.
verb (used without object), crosscut, crosscutting.
Movies, Television. to employ the technique of crosscutting.
linking traditionally separate or independent parties or interests: a multi-agency, cross-cutting approach on drugs
cut at right angles or obliquely to the major axis
a transverse cut or course
a less common word for short cut
(mining) a tunnel through a vein of ore or from the shaft to a vein
verb -cuts, -cutting, -cut
to cut across
(films) Also intercut. to link (two sequences or two shots) so that they appear to be taking place at the same time
noun 1. (archaeol) a method of dating objects, remains, etc, by comparison and correlation with other sites and levels
[kraws-dis-uh-pluh-ner-ee, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˈdɪs ə pləˌnɛr i, ˈkrɒs-/ adjective 1. involving two or more academic disciplines; interdisciplinary: cross-disciplinary studies in Biblical archaeology.
[kraws-di-zolv, kros-] /ˈkrɔs dɪˌzɒlv, ˈkrɒs-/ noun, Movies. 1. (def 17).
[kraws-dres, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˈdrɛs, ˈkrɒs-/ verb (used without object) 1. to dress in clothing typically worn by members of the opposite sex.