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Films Television a scene filmed or televised by dissolving
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
To cause to disperse.
To cause to pass into solution.
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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
dissolveA 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.
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