split screen


split screen
noun
: a technique for projecting onto a television screen images from two cameras side by side or composed into a single picture

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1. Also called composite shot. Motion Pictures, Television. a type of process photography in which two or more shots are juxtaposed and projected simultaneously on the screen.
2. Computers. a mode of operation that uses windows to enable simultaneous viewing of two or more displays on the same screen.

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split screen noun
1. A cinematic technique of showing different scenes simultaneously on separate parts of the screen, also used in television
2. A facility whereby separate areas of the screen may be used to display and carry out separate functions simultaneously (computing)
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Main Entry:split

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split screen UK US noun [countable] [singular split screen plural split screens]
a way of showing two or more pictures or sets of information on one cinema, television, or computer screen
Thesaurus: models and describing models and imageshyponym on the computer screenhyponym

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split screen,
1. the showing of two or more images simultaneously on separate sections of a motion-picture or television screen.
2. the ages shown this way: »

Among them was a split screen—live action on one half, tape rerun on the other—of two skiers apparently racing each other down the same slope, although they actually competed at different times (New York Times).

split´-screen´, adjective.

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n. a movie, television, or computer screen on which two or more separate images are displayed

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ˌsplit ˈscreen noun
a way of displaying two or more pictures or pieces of information at the same time on a television, cinema or computer screen
Derived Word:split-screen

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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