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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    1
    to cut across the grain of wood or stone

    This miter saw can crosscut lumber of up to 2 by 16 in dimension.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 10/02/2016
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  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    2
    to alternate between sequences in film

    The film crosscuts between Behrani, now living in the US, and Kathy.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 10/02/2016
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platform capitalism

a way of doing business that involves recruiting large numbers of people who work for themselves using the company's platform, as used by companies such as Uber, Deliveroo and the like

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