cut out

Definitions

General English

  • phrasal verb to remove something from something larger
  • phrasal verb to remove a part of something larger
  • phrasal verb to stop doing or eating something

Cars & Driving

  • noun
    (written as cut-out)
    a circuit breaker, especially one in the charging circuit of a dynamo, whose points open when the dynamo output is less than the battery voltage, so that the battery does not drain into the dynamo

Media Studies

  • noun
    (written as cut-out)
    a recording sold at a discount because it is out-of-date and supply exceeds demand

Publishing

  • verb to remove something from a text by cutting
  • verb to remove the background from an illustration, leaving the main part as a silhouette
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