cutout

Definitions

Construction

Electronics

  • A device which under certain circumstances disconnects a component or circuit, in order to protect equipment. An example is a circuit breaker. Its function is usually automatic. Also spelled cut-out.

Media Studies

  • noun the subject of an illustration or photograph which has been removed from its the original background so that it appears against a plain white background

Publishing

  • noun a piece of paper or card which is cut out from a large piece
  • noun an illustration where the background has been removed, leaving a silhouette
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