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jump cut

noun

Definition of JUMP CUT

:  a sudden often jarring cut from one shot or scene to another without intervening devices (as fade-outs); broadly :  an abrupt transition (as in a narrative)
jump–cut \ˈjəmp-ˌkət\ verb
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First Known Use of JUMP CUT

1947

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