cut in
verb Date: 1612 intransitive verb 1. to thrust oneself into a position between others or belonging to another 2. to join in something suddenly <
cut in on the conversation
>
3. to interrupt a dancing couple and take one as one's partner 4. to become automatically connected or started in operation <
waiting for the auxiliary motor to cut in
>
transitive verb 1. to mix with cutting motions <
after sifting the flour into a mixing bowl, cut the lard in
>
2. to introduce into a number, group, or sequence 3. to connect into an electrical circuit to a mechanical apparatus so as to permit operation 4. to include especially among those benefiting or favored <
cut them in on the profits
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cut-in — n. 1. (film) a still inserted and interrupting the action. Syn: insert. [WordNet 1.5] 2. (broadcasting) a local announcement inserted into a network broadcast. Syn: insert. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cut in — {v.} 1. To force your way into a place between others in a line of cars, people, etc.; push in. * /After passing several cars, Fred cut in too soon and nearly caused an accident./ Often used with on . * /A car passed Jean and cut in on her too… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cut in — {v.} 1. To force your way into a place between others in a line of cars, people, etc.; push in. * /After passing several cars, Fred cut in too soon and nearly caused an accident./ Often used with on . * /A car passed Jean and cut in on her too… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • cut-in — /kut in /, n. 1. Motion Pictures. a still, as of a scene or an object, inserted in a film and interrupting the action or continuity: We will insert a cut in of the letter as she reads it. 2. Radio and Television. a commercial or other… …   Universalium

  • cut-in — noun Date: 1883 something cut in • cut in adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cut in — verb a) To intrude or interrupt. b) Especially, to dance with someone who is already dancing by replacing his or her partner …   Wiktionary

  • Cut-in — Вставленный, включённый (в текст, форму) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Cut-in-the-Hill — is a stretch of I 75 highway located in Covington, Kentucky between Buttermilk Pike and the Brent Spence Bridge near Cincinnati, Ohio.[1] The hill is known for its large number of automobile accidents.[2] …   Wikipedia

  • Cut In (Musikindustrie) — Cut In ist in der Musikindustrie die Bezeichnung für die illegale Praxis, eine oder mehrere Personen als Komponist oder Liedtexter urheberrechtlich anzumelden oder zuzulassen, die keinerlei geistige Beiträge zum Entstehen eines bestimmten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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