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cut-in

[kuht-in] /ˈkʌtˌɪn/
noun
1.
Movies. a still, as of a scene or an object, inserted in a film and interrupting the action or continuity:
We will insert a cut-in of the letter as she reads it.
2.
Radio and Television. a commercial or other announcement inserted by a local station into a network broadcast.
3.
the act of cutting in, as on a dancing couple.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; noun use of verb phrase cut in

cutin

[kyoo-tin] /ˈkyu tɪn/
noun
1.
a transparent, waxy substance constituting, together with cellulose, the cuticle of plants.
Origin
1860-65; < Latin cut(is) skin, cutis + -in2
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British Dictionary definitions for cutin

cutin

/ˈkjuːtɪn/
noun
1.
a waxy waterproof substance, consisting of derivatives of fatty acids, that is the main constituent of the plant cuticle
Word Origin
C19: from Latin cutis skin + -in
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cutin in Science
cutin
  (kyt'n)   
A waxlike, water-repellent polyester consisting of fatty acids and aromatic compounds that occurs naturally in the walls of many plant cells. Cutin acts together with wax to form the cuticle, a barrier protecting the aboveground surfaces of plants from water loss and microbial attack.
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Slang definitions & phrases for cutin

cut-in

noun

The right to share something: We've each got a cut-in on the profits (1931+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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