a technique for changing the aspect ratio of a wide-screen film, usually by selecting the significant section of a screen shot and cropping the sides, so that it can be transmitted for regular-format television.
- Pan and tilt head
noun 1. (films, television) a mounting device on which a camera may be rotated in a horizontal plane (pan) or in a vertical plane (tilt)
[pan-ar-uh-biz-uh m] /ˈpænˈær əˌbɪz əm/ noun 1. the idea or advocacy of a political alliance or union of all the nations. /ˈærəˌbɪzəm/ noun 1. the principle of, support for, or the movement towards Arab political union or cooperation
[pan-ey-zhuh n, -shuh n] /ˌpænˈeɪ ʒən, -ʃən/ adjective 1. of or relating to all Asian peoples. 2. of or relating to .
[pan-ey-zhuh-niz-uh m, -shuh-] /ˌpænˈeɪ ʒəˌnɪz əm, -ʃə-/ noun 1. the idea or advocacy of a political alliance of all the Asian nations.