|montage (mɒnˈtɑːʒ, French mɔ̃taʒ)|
|1.||the art or process of composing pictures by the superimposition or juxtaposition of miscellaneous elements, such as other pictures or photographs|
|2.||such a composition|
|3.||a method of film editing involving the juxtaposition or partial superimposition of several shots to form a single image|
|4.||a rapidly cut film sequence of this kind|
|[C20: from French, from monter to |
In art, making one composition by combining parts or the whole of other pictures, objects, or designs. In film, a stylized form of editing that provides a great deal of information in a short time. For example, the passing of years may be rendered by mixing shots of different seasons with shots of calendar pages turning.