Definition of Final cut

1. Noun. The final edited version of a movie as approved by the director and producer.

Definition of Final cut

1. Noun. (idiomatic) In the movie industry, the final released version of the film. ¹

2. Noun. (idiomatic by extension) A group, after a selection process getting rid of other candidates. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Final Cut

fin keel
fin whale
fin whales
final account
final approach
final curtain
final cut (current term)
final decision
final decree
final drive
final drives
final exam
final examination
final examinations
final exams
final impression
final injunction
final judgment
final nail in the coffin
final nails in the coffin

Literary usage of Final cut

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Measuring Literacy: Performance Levels for Adults by Robert Mason Hauser (2005)
"500) recommended considering all of the results from the standard setting together with "extra-statistical factors" to determine the final cut scores. ..."

2. Trees in Winter: Their Study, Planting, Care and Identification by Albert Francis Blakeslee, Chester Deacon Jarvis (1913)
"The final cut is then made from above and close to the parent branch as shown at B in the diagram. By the time the saw reaches the center, the branch will ..."

3. Michigan Manual of Forestry by Filibert Roth (1916)
"Thinnings not only increase the total income but as they come long before the final cut can be made, twenty to sixty years in ordinary cases, ..."

4. The Practice of Forestry by Christopher Young Michie (1888)
"... &c., and taking thirty- five years as the average age of the final cut ... Planting and enclosing £8 10 0 Thinning, &c 7 19 6 final cut 7 19 6 • £24 9 0 ..."

5. Manual of Fruit Diseases by Lexemuel Ray Hesler, Herbert Hice Whetzel (1917)
"A rough, splintered surface is highly undesirable and may be avoided by the following procedure preliminary to making the final cut. ..."

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