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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A movie shot made by a camera moving steadily on a track or dolly.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. In filmmaking, a continuously recorded segment containing no edits, in which the camera is moved (often mounted on a dolly rolling on tracks) so as to sweep through an extensive area or to follow the physical movement of characters or events.


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  • The action of moving a camera along a path parallel to the path of the object being filmed.

    July 31, 2008