Wiktionary:Word of the day/January 15

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Word of the day for January 15
cut-out n
  1. A hole or space produced when something is removed by cutting. Also attributive.
  2. A piece cut out of something
    1. A free-standing, rigid print (usually life-sized), often displayed for promotional purposes; a standee.
  3. A trusted middleman or intermediary, especially in espionage. []
  4. (electronics) Any of several devices that halts the flow of a current, especially an electric current; a trip-switch or trip.
  5. (telegraphy) A switch that changes the current from one circuit to another, or for shortening a circuit. []
  6. (US, agriculture) The separation of a group of cattle from a herd; the place where they are collected.

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