cutaway

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cutaway (not comparable)

  1. (3D graphics) Having selectively removed surface elements of a three-dimensional model that make internal features visible, but without sacrificing the outer context entirely.
    2004, While it used to take several seconds to generate a single cutaway view in a complex freeform model, you can now view them just about instantly by dynamically scrolling and rotating a plane forward and backward through an object. CADalyst, Jan 2004

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Noun[edit]

cutaway (plural cutaways)

cutaway
  1. (television) A cut to a shot of person listening to a speaker so that the audience can see the listener's reaction.
    2004, Despite a pre-debate “memorandum of understanding” between the Bush campaign and the Kerry campaign that there would be no televised “cutaways” or reaction shots ... — The New Yorker, 18 Oct 2004
  2. (television) The interruption of a continuously filmed action by inserting a view of something else.
  3. A coat with a tapered frontline.
  4. A diagram or model having outer layers removed so as to show the interior

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