instantaneous cut

instantaneous cut

[¦in·stən¦tā·nē·əs ′kət]
(engineering)
A cut that is set off by instantaneous detonators to be certain that all charges in the cut go off at the same time; the drilling and ignition are carried out so that all the holes break smaller top angles.
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The Goldin Collection consists of 16-inch instantaneous cut acetate discs and pressed recordings--dating from 1935 to 1950-each thirty minutes in length and produced for broadcast.
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