I. adjective Date: 1841 having or showing parts cut away <
a cutaway drawing
II. noun Date: 1849 1. a coat with skirts tapering from the front waistline to form tails at the back 2. a. a cutaway picture or representation b. a shot that interrupts the main action of a film or television program to take up a related subject or to depict action supposed to be going on at the same time as the main action 3. a back dive in which the head is lowered toward the board after the takeoff

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