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(also called cutaway) a quick jump between shots, often used in chase scenes (e.g. car chases) in which the first car is seen going past a landmark, and then a jump cut is used to show the chasing car; another jump cut is used to show the second car going past the landmark. The effect is to heighten suspense and speed up the action.
a word or phrase that derives from another word or word root, e.g. quickly from quick.
a chorus that is repeated at intervals throughout a poem, usually at the end of a stanza, e.g....
the form of the verb that uses I in the singular and we in the plural.
the word lyric comes from lyre, a stringed musical instrument. It therefore originally meant a...