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Meaning of CUT OUT

Pronunciation:  kut awt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  having been cut out; "the cut-out pieces of the dress"
  2. [v]  cease operating; as of machinery; "The pump suddenly cut out"
  3. [v]  delete or remove; "Cut out the extra text"; "cut out the newspaper article"
  4. [v]  intercept (a player), in baseball
  5. [v]  form or shape by cutting or incising; "cut out paper dolls"
  6. [v]  cut out material such as wood, etc., so as to make as certain shape
  7. [v]  cut off and stop; "The bicyclist was cut out by the van"
  8. [v]  strike or cancel by or as if by rubbing or crossing out; "scratch out my name on that list"
  9. [v]  form by cutting out; "Picasso cut out a piece of paper in the shape of a guitar"
 Synonyms: cut, cut, cut down, cut off, scratch out
 See Also: arrest, cease, check, contain, create, cut, die, die out, do away with, efface, eliminate, end, erase, excise, finish, form, get rid of, gouge out, hold back, intercept, make, rabbet, rub out, score out, stop, stop, stop, terminate, turn back, wipe off



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cut"-out`\ (k[u^]t"out`), n.
(a) (Telegraphy) A species of switch for changing the current
    from one circuit to another, or for shortening a circuit.
(b) (Elec.) A device for breaking or separating a portion of

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