Meaning of cut-in

cut-in

Pronunciation: (kut'in"), [key]
— n.
  1. a still, as of a scene or an object, inserted in a film and interrupting the action or continuity: We will insert a cut-in of the letter as she reads it.
  2. a commercial or other announcement inserted by a local station into a network broadcast.
  3. the act of cutting in, as on a dancing couple.

cu•tin

Pronunciation: (ky'tin), [key]
— n.
  1. a transparent, waxy substance constituting, together with cellulose, the cuticle of plants.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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