v. /in'teuhr kut", in"teuhr kut'/; n. /in"teuhr kut'/, v., intercut, intercutting, n. Motion Pictures, Television.
1. to cut from one type of shot to another, as from a long shot to a closeup.
2. to insert (shots from other scenes, flashbacks, etc.) into the narrative of a film.
3. to interrupt the narrative of (a film) with shots from other scenes, flashbacks, etc. Cf. crosscut.
4. a film sequence or scene produced by intercutting.
[1605-15; INTER- + CUT]

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