rough cut

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rough cut

n.
A print of a movie that has not been completely edited.

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n.
the first assembly of a motion picture film following preliminary cutting and editing. Compare final cut.
[1935–40]

rough cut

Footage that has had a preliminary edit, but not a final one.
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Noun1.rough cut - the first print of a movie after preliminary editing
motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, pic, film, picture show, flick, picture - a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"