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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 website 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 ?
Doctor Cacaphodel, the alchemist, returned to his laboratory with a prodigious fragment of granite, which he ground to powder, dissolved in acids, melted in the crucible, and burned with the blow-pipe, and published the result of his experiments in one of the heaviest folios of the day.
He has dissolved Representative Houses repeatedly, for opposing with manly firmness his invasions on the rights of the people.
There was formerly also a kingly power in Crete; but it was afterwards dissolved, and the command of their armies was given to the
And what is the difference, if a state is dissolved at once by such violent means, or if it gradually so alters in process of time as to be no longer the same constitution?
Then, too," continued the Lotharian, "there is always the hope, which with us is little short of belief, that some day these materializations will merge into the real--that they will remain, some of them, after we have dissolved their fellows, and that thus we shall have discovered a means for perpetuating our dying race.
If, then, we find any nature which having this inherent corruption cannot be dissolved or destroyed, we may be certain that of such a nature there is no destruction?
And, on the same principle, unless some bodily evil can produce an evil of the soul, we must not suppose that the soul, which is one thing, can be dissolved by any merely external evil which belongs to another?
He had, at length, the good fortune, by getting possession of her arms, to render those weapons which she wore at the ends of her fingers useless; which she no sooner perceived, than the softness of her sex prevailed over her rage, and she presently dissolved in tears, which soon after concluded in a fit.
They began with a soup square, which Leonard had just dissolved in some hot water.
With a perfect shriek of delight he rushed to the box, cut the other pill in two, dissolved it, added milk, and presented it to the terrier.
9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report provides strategic analysis of the global dissolved gas analyzer market.
The global dissolved gas analyzer market is mainly driven by the growth in utility (power transformer) and industrial infrastructure investments.