• (America) IPA: /ˈaʊtˌteɪk/

outtake (plural outtakes)

  1. A portion of a recording (a take) that is not included in the final version of a film or a musical album, often because it contains a mistake.
    The DVD for that movie has ten minutes worth of outtakes.
  2. A complete version of a recording or film that is dropped in favour of another version, reject.
  3. An opening for outward discharge; a vent.
    • 1895, Electrical Engineer (volume 19, page 449)
      The boiler is "sectional" and of the water tube type, in which the steam and water drums are arranged transversely to the flow of gases from the furnace to the outtake to chimney.
  • German: Outtake, Nichtkopierer

outtake (outtakes, present participle outtaking; past outtook, past participle outtaken)

  1. To take out, remove.
  2. (obsolete) To except.
    • 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, [http://quod.lib.umich.edu/c/cme/MaloryWks2/1:12.73?rgn=div2;view=fulltext chapter lxxiij], in Le Morte Darthur, book X:
      it happed the kynge and launcelot stode in a wyndowe / and sawe syre Tristram ryde and Isoud / Syre sayd Launcelot yonder rydeth the fayrest lady of the world excepte youre quene Dame Gueneuer / who is that said sir Arthur / Sir sayd he / it is quene Isoud that oute taken my lady your quene she is makeles
  1. (archaic) except; besides.
    this is for everyone outtake my wife

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