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dissolve

Films Television a scene filmed or televised by dissolving

dissolve

[də′zälv]
(chemistry)
To cause to disperse.
To cause to pass into solution.
(graphic arts)
A superimposing of one television or motion picture shot upon another, the emergent shot gradually brightening and the overlapped shot gradually darkening, so that as one scene disappears, another gradually appears. Also known as lap dissolve.

dissolve

A Web site design technique borrowed from the film and video industry in which the transition between two Web pages is represented visually by one page fading into another. Also known as a "soft cut," the result is achieved in the HTML coding of the images to gradual pre-determined durations. A dissolve might begin with 100% of one image, then 90/10, 80/20 and so on to achieve the desired effect. See slide transition.
References in classic literature ?
They redeem his nature from the subjection of time and space; he is no longer a "puny insect shivering at a breeze"; he is the glory of creation, formed to occupy all time and all extent; bounded, during his residence upon earth, only to the boundaries of the world, and destined to life and immortality in brighter regions, when the fabric of nature itself shall dissolve and perish.
The original grounds of their separation from the Church of England were not objects of a magnitude to dissolve the bonds of communion, much less those of charity, between Christian brethren of the same essential principles.
Twice a year the priests assemble all the people at the Cathedral, and get out this vial of clotted blood and let them see it slowly dissolve and become liquid-- and every day for eight days, this dismal farce is repeated, while the priests go among the crowd and collect money for the exhibition.
There was only one spoon, sugar was more plentiful than anything else, but it took too long to dissolve, so it was decided that Mary Hendrikhovna should stir the sugar for everyone in turn.
Why not permit them simply to dissolve into thin air until you again require their futile service?
But thereafter, until I dissolve them, they are as actual as you or I.
I hope, my dears, it will be a long time before we are obliged to dissolve partnership.
The brilliant little company seemed suddenly to dissolve before his eyes.
Such object hath the power to soften and tame Severest temper, smooth the rugged'st brow, Enerve, and with voluptuous hope dissolve, Draw out with credulous desire, and lead At will the manliest, resolutest breast, As the magnetic hardest iron draws.
Here, MgS is oxidized to MgO by releasing the S, which dissolves in and resulfurizes the iron.
Place the sugar and water in the saucepan on medium-low heat until the sugar dissolves.
Potlatch tests indicate that SepticSure dissolves up to 8 times faster than the leading national brand and up to 6 times faster than the leading 2 ply RV/Marine brand tissue.