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English definition of “cutout”

cutout

noun [C] uk   /ˈkʌt.aʊt/ us    /ˈkʌt̬-/

cutout noun [C] (SHAPE)

a shape that has been cut out from something, especially a flat one that can stand vertically: a life-size cutout of the actor

cutout noun [C] (SAFETY DEVICE)

a device that, for safety reasons, stops or interrupts a circuit, used, for example, in a motor or engine: a cutout fuse/switch
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