- made or used for cutting across
- cut across
- a cut across
- something that cuts across
- the alternation of (shots in a scene, scenes in a sequence, etc.) as to suggest opposition, parallel action, etc.also cross′cut·ting
- such shots, scenes, etc.
- the alternation of (shots in a scene, scenes in a sequence, etc.) as to suggest opposition, parallel action, etc.
- a passageway, air shaft, etc. cut to connect two shafts or tunnels that are roughly parallel
- a connection from a shaft or tunnel through or to a vein of ore
, -·cut·, -·cut·ting
- to cut across
- Film to alternate (shots, scenes, etc.) using a crosscut
transitive verbcross·cut, cross·cut·ting, cross·cuts
- To cut or run across or through.
- To cut using a crosscut saw.
- To interweave (two separate, usually concurrent scenes or sequences) in a film.
- Constructed or used for cutting crosswise: crosscut teeth on a saw.
- Cut across or crosswise: a crosscut slice of beef; a crosscut incision.
- A course or cut going crosswise.
- A path more direct than the main path; a shortcut.
- A level in a mine driven so that it intersects a vein of ore.
- A crosscut saw.
(third-person singular simple present crosscuts, present participle crosscutting, simple past and past participle crosscut)
cross- + cut