cutout

cutout
UK [ˈkʌtaʊt] / US [ˈkʌtˌaʊt] noun [countable]
Word forms "cutout":
singular cutout plural cutouts
1) a shape cut out of a piece of card or wood, usually with a picture stuck on it
2) a piece of equipment that automatically switches off a machine when something goes wrong

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