rough cut

noun Movies.
the first assembly of a film following preliminary cutting and editing.
Compare final cut.


Origin:
1935–40

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rough-cut

[ruhf-kuht]
adjective
cut into small, irregular pieces (contrasted with fine-cut ): rough-cut tobacco.

Origin:
1965–70

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rough-cut
 
n
a first edited version of a film with the scenes in sequence and the soundtrack synchronized

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The best woods to use are rough cut cedar or redwood.
Building materials consist primarily of rough cut stone and heavy timbers.
Rough cut at peak demand, comparison of design alternatives.
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