Definitions for cutoutˈkʌtˌaʊt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
something cut out from something else, as a pattern cut out or intended to be cut out of paper.
a valve in the exhaust pipe of an internal-combustion engine, which when open permits the engine to exhaust directly into the air.
an act or instance of cutting out.
Slang. an intermediary, as in espionage.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)
a device for the manual or automatic interruption of electric current.
Category: Electricity and Magnetism
a usu. discontinued record album that is for sale at a discount.
Category: Hi-Fi and Audio
Origin of cutout:
a switch that interrupts an electric circuit in the event of an overload
a photograph from which the background has been cut away
a part that is cut out or is intended to be cut out
Something that has been cut out from something else
Any of several devices that halt the flow of a current, especially an electric current
An intermediary who communicates between members of a clandestine organization
A free-standing, rigid print (usu. life-sized), often used for promotional purposes
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
An intermediary or device used to obviate direct contact between members of a clandestine organization.