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cross·cut

 (krôs′kŭt′, krŏs′-)
tr.v. cross·cut, cross·cut·ting, cross·cuts
1. To cut or run across or through.
2. To cut using a crosscut saw.
3. To interweave (two separate, usually concurrent scenes or sequences) in a film.
adj.
1. Constructed or used for cutting crosswise: crosscut teeth on a saw.
2. Cut across or crosswise: a crosscut slice of beef; a crosscut incision.
n.
1. A course or cut going crosswise.
2. A path more direct than the main path; a shortcut.
3. A level in a mine driven so that it intersects a vein of ore.
4. A crosscut saw.

crosscut

(ˈkrɒsˌkʌt)
adj
cut at right angles or obliquely to the major axis
n
1. a transverse cut or course
2. a less common word for short cut
3. (Mining & Quarrying) mining a tunnel through a vein of ore or from the shaft to a vein
vb, -cuts, -cutting or -cut
4. to cut across
5. (Film) films Also: intercut to link (two sequences or two shots) so that they appear to be taking place at the same time

cross•cut

(ˈkrɔsˌkʌt, ˈkrɒs-)

adj., n., v. -cut, -cut•ting. adj.
1. made or used for cutting crosswise.
2. cut across the grain or on the bias.
n.
3. a transverse cut or course.
4. a shortcut diagonally across a network of roads or paths.
5. a passageway in an underground mine, usu. from a shaft to a vein of ore or crosswise of a vein of ore.
6. an act or instance of crosscutting.
v.t.
7. to cut or go across.
8. to insert into a particular film or television scene or sequence (portions of another scene).
v.i.
9. to employ crosscutting.
[1580–90]
cross′cut`ter, n.

crosscut


Past participle: crosscut
Gerund: crosscutting

Imperative
crosscut
crosscut
Present
I crosscut
you crosscut
he/she/it crosscuts
we crosscut
you crosscut
they crosscut
Preterite
I crosscut
you crosscut
he/she/it crosscut
we crosscut
you crosscut
they crosscut
Present Continuous
I am crosscutting
you are crosscutting
he/she/it is crosscutting
we are crosscutting
you are crosscutting
they are crosscutting
Present Perfect
I have crosscut
you have crosscut
he/she/it has crosscut
we have crosscut
you have crosscut
they have crosscut
Past Continuous
I was crosscutting
you were crosscutting
he/she/it was crosscutting
we were crosscutting
you were crosscutting
they were crosscutting
Past Perfect
I had crosscut
you had crosscut
he/she/it had crosscut
we had crosscut
you had crosscut
they had crosscut
Future
I will crosscut
you will crosscut
he/she/it will crosscut
we will crosscut
you will crosscut
they will crosscut
Future Perfect
I will have crosscut
you will have crosscut
he/she/it will have crosscut
we will have crosscut
you will have crosscut
they will have crosscut
Future Continuous
I will be crosscutting
you will be crosscutting
he/she/it will be crosscutting
we will be crosscutting
you will be crosscutting
they will be crosscutting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been crosscutting
you have been crosscutting
he/she/it has been crosscutting
we have been crosscutting
you have been crosscutting
they have been crosscutting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been crosscutting
you will have been crosscutting
he/she/it will have been crosscutting
we will have been crosscutting
you will have been crosscutting
they will have been crosscutting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been crosscutting
you had been crosscutting
he/she/it had been crosscutting
we had been crosscutting
you had been crosscutting
they had been crosscutting
Conditional
I would crosscut
you would crosscut
he/she/it would crosscut
we would crosscut
you would crosscut
they would crosscut
Past Conditional
I would have crosscut
you would have crosscut
he/she/it would have crosscut
we would have crosscut
you would have crosscut
they would have crosscut
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crosscut - a diagonal pathcrosscut - a diagonal path      
itinerary, route, path - an established line of travel or access
2.crosscut - a route shorter than the usual onecrosscut - a route shorter than the usual one  
road, route - an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
Verb1.crosscut - cut using a diagonal line
cut - separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope"

crosscut

verb
To pass through or over: