cut away

cut away
v. cut off (e.g., "I asked my son to cut away the branches that stick out on the tree"); move fast to another scene or focus on something else when filming (e.g., "While filming the war scene, the director shouted 'cut away now!' when the soldier was wounded ") n. cutaway, formal jacket coat which is short in front and has long tails in the rear; model or illustration which has part of the exterior removed in order to show the interior

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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