Definition of cutting room noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


cutting room

; NAmE
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a room in which the different parts of a film/movie are cut and put into order The scene with the elephant ended up on the cutting room floor (= was not included in the final version of the film/movie). More Like This Compound nouns with –ing forms airing cupboard, answering machine, asking price, baking powder, betting shop, boarding school, booking office, bowling alley, breathing space, breeding ground, changing room, clotting factor, cutting room, draining board, drinking water, eating apple, housing estate, icing sugar, living room, meeting place, nursing home, punching bag, racing car, sleeping pill, starting point, tuning fork, waiting room, working partySee worksheet.
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