cutting room
noun Date: 1918 a room where film or videotape is edited — often used attributively in cutting-room floor to describe something removed or discarded in or as if in editing a film <
the scene ended up on the cutting-room floor
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  • cutting room — n a room where the different parts of a film are cut apart and put into the correct order, to make the final form of the film …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cutting room — cutting ,room noun count a room where the separate pieces of a movie or television show are put together and the pieces that are not wanted are removed …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cutting room — noun a room where films or tapes are edited (by cutting out unwanted parts) • Hypernyms: ↑room * * * noun, pl ⋯ rooms [count] : a room where movies or television shows are edited and put into their final form usually singular He worked in the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cutting room — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms cutting room : singular cutting room plural cutting rooms cinema a room where the separate pieces of a film or television programme are put together and the pieces that are not wanted are removed …   English dictionary

  • cutting room — N SING: usu the N The cutting room in a film production company is the place where the film is edited. Her scene ended up on the cutting room floor …   English dictionary

  • cutting room — /ˈkʌtɪŋ rum/ (say kuting roohm) noun 1. the room in which a film or tape is edited. –phrase 2. on the cutting room floor, not selected; rejected …   Australian English dictionary

  • cutting room — noun (C) a room where the final form of a film is prepared by cutting and putting the different parts into the correct order …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cutting room — n. (Movie Business) movie editing room, room where movies or tapes are edited …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cutting room — Motion Pictures. a film editing room. [1830 40, for earlier sense] * * * …   Universalium

  • cutting room — noun A room in which a film is edited to its final form …   Wiktionary

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