Cut Away

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A filming technique where the camera shoots something other than the central subject of the video.

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  • cut away — verb 1. move quickly to another scene or focus when filming (Freq. 1) cut away now! the director shouted • Hypernyms: ↑cut • Verb Frames: Somebody s Somebody s PP 2. remove by cutting off or away …   Useful english dictionary

  • cut away — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms cut away : present tense I/you/we/they cut away he/she/it cuts away present participle cutting away past tense cut away past participle cut away to remove the parts of something that you do not want by cutting …   English dictionary

  • Cut-away — For other uses, see Cutaway (disambiguation). Cut away is a skydiving term referring to disconnecting the main parachute from the harness container in case of a malfunction in preparation for opening the reserve parachute. The 3 ring release… …   Wikipedia

  • 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 …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cut away — v. (D; tr.) to cut away from * * * (D; tr.) to cut away from …   Combinatory dictionary

  • cut·away — /ˈkʌtəˌweı/ adj : having the top or outside removed so the inside parts can be seen The diagram shows a cutaway view of an engine. see also cut away at ↑cut, 1 cutaway noun, pl aways [count] …   Useful english dictionary

  • cut-away — see cutaway …   English dictionary

  • cut-away — …   Useful english dictionary

  • cut something away (from something) — ˌcut sthaˈway (from sth) derived to remove sth from sth by cutting • They cut away all the dead branches from the tree. Main entry: ↑cutderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cut-Work — (Point coupee, French) A very early sort of lace, deriving its name from the mode of its manufacture, the fine cloth on which the pattern was worked with a needle being cut away, leaving the design perfect. Supposed to have been made in the 12th… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

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