from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Something cut out or intended to be cut out from something else.
- n. Electricity A device that interrupts, bypasses, or disconnects a circuit or circuit element.
- n. A recording that is no longer current and whose remaining stock is sold at a discounted price.
- n. Slang A mutually trusted intermediary who handles communications between espionage agents.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Something that has been cut out from something else
- n. Any of several devices that halt the flow of a current, especially an electric current
- n. An intermediary who communicates between members of a clandestine organization
- n. A free-standing, rigid print (usu. life-sized), often used for promotional purposes
- n. Clip art
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They found that when the cutout is around male mice stop licking their wound from a painful injection.
Two veggie dumplings, some grilled asparagus with soy sauce (decorated with the heart cutout from the omelette), carrot sticks, a cherry tomato, a sprig of red currants and two candies in the small compartment.
(A cardboard cutout is shown depicting the two men sitting together at a diner.)
As Grey explains, the point of having these civilian fronts is "to have a 'cutout' -- a trail that would lead an investigator to a brass plate by a lawyer's office entrance, but no farther."
BBI ran undercover operations through a "cutout" - that is, a go-between - in Pennsylvania, and first ran surveillance, then infiltrated, Greenpeace affiliates at Lake Charles, Louisiana, where Condea Vista, a chemical firm now owned by Sasol, had caused a giant chemical spill.
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That is not a cardboard cutout, that is a three - dimensional hologram, a look at how the Senate is shaping up right now. 56 seats for the Democrats, 40 seats for the Republicans.
Buckets of colored sawdust were scattered along the form, allowing them to choose a particular color for a certain cutout.
So, my wife and two grandsons and I hit the floor in a little kind of cutout in the hallway there, along with another young family.
And so started an eight month odyssey where Indira learned from P-Tech employees and FBI agents that P-Tech was a "cutout", "a front" - a regular CIA front "-" 10 Indira also learned that P-Tech's main financing came from Yassin Al-Kadi, a Saudi businessman, according to Jeff Goins, Vice President of Sales for P-Tech.
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