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Definition of "intercut" [intercut]

  • To interweave (two separate, usually concurrent scenes) in a film; crosscut. (verb-transitive)
  • To crosscut. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "intercut" in a sentence
  • "Despite the fact that it doesn't make much sense, the sweet repeat of the title intercut with the lowfi guitar lines shimmer in just the right light."
  • "And though there's an underlying emphasis on warfare, "Diary" isn't entirely gloom and doom, with shots of colorful world festivals and other merriment intercut between the more violent segments -- with an unnerving soundtrack that ranges from what sound like gunshots to answering machine messages."
  • "Throughout the short flight, Sylvanshine's stream of consciousness is intercut with preparations for the exam in prospect: "The projected benefit obligation PBO equals the present value of all benefits attributed by the pension benefit formula to employee services rendered to that date.""