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. a man's formal daytime coat having the front portion of the skirt cut away from the waist so as to curve or slope to the tails at the back.
a switch from one scene to another for showing simultaneous or related action, creating suspense, etc.
. a shot that abruptly introduces content, scenery, etc., away from the central action.
an illustration or scale model having the outer section removed to display the interior.
having a part cut away, as an outer section of something being illustrated so that the inside may be shown.
adj., noun use of verb phrase
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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a man's coat cut diagonally from the front waist to the back of the knees
a drawing or model of a machine, engine, etc, in which part of the casing is omitted to reveal the workings
a cutaway model
) a shot separate from the main action of a scene, to emphasize something or to show simultaneous events
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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