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rough cut

noun, Movies.
1.
the first assembly of a film following preliminary cutting and editing.
Compare final cut.
Origin of rough cut
1935-1940
1935-40

rough-cut

[ruhf-kuht] /ˈrʌfˈkʌt/
adjective
1.
cut into small, irregular pieces (contrasted with fine-cut):
rough-cut tobacco.
Origin
1965-70
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  • Access to the cellar is through steep steps of rough cut stone, located on the right side of the structure.

    Huntley Tony P. Wrenn
  • The uncut or rough cut is made by taking off any projecting edges of the leaves.

  • He received a rough cut over the knuckles, but he was not aware of this till the excitement was past.

    The Lure of the Mask Harold MacGrath
  • "Nothing—I thought—" And she stared again at the rough cut of a head embedded in the reading matter.

    Ghetto Tragedies Israel Zangwill
British Dictionary definitions for rough cut

rough-cut

noun
1.
a first edited version of a film with the scenes in sequence and the soundtrack synchronized
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