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mon·tage

 (mŏn-täzh′, môN-)
n.
1.
a. A single pictorial composition made by juxtaposing or superimposing many pictures or designs.
b. The art or process of making such a composition.
2.
a. A relatively rapid succession of different shots in a movie.
b. The juxtaposition of such successive shots as a cinematic technique.
3. A composite of closely juxtaposed elements: a montage of voices on an audiotape.
tr.v. mon·taged, mon·tag·ing, mon·tag·es
To use or incorporate in a montage.

[French, from monter, to mount, from Old French; see mount1.]

montage

(mɒnˈtɑːʒ; French mɔ̃taʒ)
n
1. (Art Terms) the art or process of composing pictures by the superimposition or juxtaposition of miscellaneous elements, such as other pictures or photographs
2. (Art Terms) such a composition
3. (Film) a method of film editing involving the juxtaposition or partial superimposition of several shots to form a single image
4. (Film) a rapidly cut film sequence of this kind
[C20: from French, from monter to mount1]

mon•tage

(mɒnˈtɑʒ; Fr. mɔ̃ˈtaʒ)

n., pl. -tag•es (-ˈtɑ ʒɪz; Fr. -ˈtaʒ)

v. -taged (-tɑʒd) -tag•ing (-ˈtɑ ʒɪŋ) n.
1. the combining of pictorial elements from different sources in a single composition.
2. Motion Pictures, Television.
a. juxtaposition or partial superimposition of several shots to form a single image.
b. a technique of film editing in which this is used to present an idea or set of interconnected ideas.
3. any combination of disparate elements that forms or is felt to form a unified whole, single image, etc.
v.t.
4. to make or incorporate into a montage.
[1920–25; < French, =mont(er) to mount1 + -age -age]

Montage

 a musical composed of fragments of music; a quick succession or burst of dialogue or of music and sound effects used to fill the gap in time of a play, opera, etc.

montage

French for editing; often used to mean an image developed by rapid cuts instead of in one shot.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.montage - a paste-up made by sticking together pieces of paper or photographs to form an artistic imagemontage - a paste-up made by sticking together pieces of paper or photographs to form an artistic image; "he used his computer to make a collage of pictures superimposed on a map"
paste-up - a composition of flat objects pasted on a board or other backing; "they showed him a paste-up of the book jacket"
photomontage - a montage that uses photographic images
ikon, picture, icon, image - a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface; "they showed us the pictures of their wedding"; "a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them"
Translations
montázs

montage

[mɒnˈtɑːʒ] Nmontaje m

montage

[mɒnˈtɑːʒ] n [images, shots] → montage mMont Blanc [ˌmɒntˈblɒŋ] nMont Blanc m

montage

nMontage f

montage

[mɒnˈtɑːʒ] nmontaggio
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