crosscutting


crosscutting
\\ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷\ noun
: a technique of motion-picture film editing in which fragments of two or more lines of action are intermingled so as to appear alternately in the finished picture

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/kraws"kut'ing, kros"-/, n. Motion Pictures, Television.
the technique of intercutting a scene with portions of another scene, esp. to heighten suspense by showing simultaneous action.
[CROSS- + CUTTING]

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crossˈcutting noun (film and TV)
Cutting and fitting together film sequences so that in the finished picture the action moves from one scene to another and back again, thus increasing dramatic tension
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