Dissolving view
Dissolving Dis*solv"ing, a. Melting; breaking up; vanishing. -- {Dis*solv"ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

{Dissolving view}, a picture which grows dim and is gradually replaced by another on the same field; -- an effect produced by magic lanterns. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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