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1. In film or video, an edit which results in a subject appearing to shift position suddenly in the frame, which is either the result of breaking the thirty-degree rule, or a bad match cut.

2. A style of cutting that breaks the conventions of continuity editing by deliberately joining similar shots together in order to remove moments of redundancy but without masking the discontinuities this creates.

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