What is Cutout?

Cutout definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
something cut out from something else, as a pattern or figure cut out or intended to be cut out of paper, cardboard, or other material.
a valve in the exhaust pipe of an internal-combustion engine, which when open permits the engine to exhaust directly into the air ahead of the muffler.
an act or instance of cutting out.
Slang. a trusted intermediary between two espionage agents or agencies.
Electricity. a device for the manual or automatic interruption of electric current.

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