Definition of Montage

1. Noun. A paste-up made by sticking together pieces of paper or photographs to form an artistic image. "He used his computer to make a collage of pictures superimposed on a map"

Exact synonyms: Collage
Generic synonyms: Paste-up, Icon, Ikon, Image, Picture
Specialized synonyms: Photomontage



Definition of Montage

1. Noun. An art form consisting of putting together or assembling various smaller pictures to create a larger work. ¹

2. Noun. An analogous literary, musical or other heterogenous artistic composite ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To combine or depict into a montage ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Montage

1. to combine into a composite picture [v -TAGED, -TAGING, -TAGES]

Montage Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Montage

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monstres
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monstrosities
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monstrous
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monstrousness
monstrousnesses
monstruosities
monstruosity
monstruous
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montadale
montadales
montage (current term)
montaged
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montagnard
montagnards
montan wax
montane
montanes
montanic
montanic acid
montanite
montanous
montant
montanto

Literary usage of Montage

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1871)
"montage on Cuban Affaire. In my annual message to Congress, at the beginning ol its present session, I referred to the contest which had tnen for more than ..."

2. Paul Schuitema: Visual Organizer by Dick Maan (2006)
"Those guys could generate an enormous rhythm, motion, that was real food and drink to me. (...) Film is montage, you know. ..."

3. Illustrated Technical Dictionary in Six Languages, English, German, French by Kurt Deinhardt, Alfred Schlomann (1909)
"Verspannung (f) spanning . montage (m) en courbe, haubans (m pi) en courbe, ... zigzag spanning montage (m) en zigzag den Draht im Zickzack spannen (v) to ..."

4. Mediapolis: popular Culture and the Cityby Alex de Jong, Marc Schuilenburg by Alex de Jong, Marc Schuilenburg (2006)
"The deployment of the sampler indicates that the technique of sampling is a variant on the montage technique of the tape recorder. ..."

5. Script Models: A Handbook for the Media Writerby Robert Lee, Robert Misiorowski by Robert Lee, Robert Misiorowski (1978)
"(3) Sometimes used as the opposite of montage, since long takes with camera ... montage, a succession of shots, generally rapid, containing the same idea or ..."

6. The Chronicles of Enguerrand de Monstrelet: Containing an Account of the by Enguerrand de Monstrelet (1853)
"A little before this execution took place, the duke of Bourbon, and his son the count do Clermont, left Paris, indignant at the arrest of montage. ..."

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