follow shot
noun Date: circa 1909 1. a shot in billiards or pool made by striking the cue ball above its center to cause it to continue forward after striking the object ball 2. a camera shot in which the camera follows the movement of the subject

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  • Follow shot — is a specific camera shot in which the subject being filmed is seemingly pursued by the camera. The follow shot can be achieved through tracking devices, panning, the use of a crane, and zoom lenses resulting in different qualitative images but,… …   Wikipedia

  • follow shot — noun : a billiard shot made by hitting the cue ball above the center that causes the cue ball to roll forward after contact with the object ball compare draw shot * * * 1. Motion Pictures, Television. a traveling shot made as the camera moves… …   Useful english dictionary

  • follow shot — 1. Motion Pictures, Television. a traveling shot made as the camera moves along with the subject: a follow shot of the buffalo stampede, taken from a low flying helicopter. 2. Billiards, Pool. a stroke that causes the cue ball to roll forward… …   Universalium

  • follow shot — fol′low shot n. 1) sbz Motion Pictures, Television. a traveling shot made as the camera moves along with the subject 2) gam spo Billiards, Pool. a stroke that causes the cue ball to roll forward after striking the object ball …   From formal English to slang

  • follow — [fäl′ō] vt. [ME folwen < OE folgian, akin to Ger folgen & (?) Welsh olafiad, follower] 1. to come or go after 2. to go after in order to catch; chase; pursue 3. to go along [follow the right road] 4. to come or occur after in time, in a series …   English World dictionary

  • Follow — Fol low, n. The art or process of following; specif., in some games, as billiards, a stroke causing a ball to follow another ball after hitting it. Also used adjectively; as, follow shot. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shot —   the basic building block or unit of film narrative; refers to a single, constant take made by a motion picture camera uninterrupted by editing, interruptions or cuts, in which a length of film is exposed by turning the camera on, recording, and …   Glossary of cinematic terms

  • follow — followable, adj. /fol oh/, v.t. 1. to come after in sequence, order of time, etc.: The speech follows the dinner. 2. to go or come after; move behind in the same direction: Drive ahead, and I ll follow you. 3. to accept as a guide or leader;… …   Universalium

  • follow — fol•low [[t]ˈfɒl oʊ[/t]] v. t. 1) to come after in sequence, order of time, etc.; succeed: The speech follows the dinner[/ex] 2) to go or come after; move behind in the same direction: Drive ahead, and I ll follow you[/ex] 3) to accept as a guide …   From formal English to slang

  • follow on — I. intransitive verb 1. of a batting side in cricket : to go in for a second innings immediately after its first at the option of the opposing side and when behind by a certain number of runs (as 200 or 150) 2. : to move on in the direction of a… …   Useful english dictionary

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