Crosscutting



[kraws-kuht-ing, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˌkʌt ɪŋ, ˈkrɒs-/

noun, Movies, Television.
1.
the technique of intercutting a scene with portions of another scene, especially to heighten suspense by showing simultaneous action.
[kraws-kuht, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˌkʌt, ˈkrɒs-/
adjective
1.
made or used for crosswise.
2.
across the grain or on the bias.
noun
3.
a transverse cut or course.
4.
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.
5.
Mining. an underground passageway, usually from a shaft to a vein of ore or crosswise of a vein of ore.
6.
Movies, Television. an act or instance of crosscutting.
7.
a .
verb (used with object), crosscut, crosscutting.
8.
to cut or go across.
9.
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.
10.
Movies, Television. to employ the technique of crosscutting.
/ˈkrɒsˌkʌt/
adjective
1.
cut at right angles or obliquely to the major axis
noun
2.
a transverse cut or course
3.
a less common word for short cut
4.
(mining) a tunnel through a vein of ore or from the shaft to a vein
verb -cuts, -cutting, -cut
5.
to cut across
6.
(films) Also intercut. to link (two sequences or two shots) so that they appear to be taking place at the same time

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