nonlinear video editing
- noun a method of editing a video sequence in which the video is digitised and stored in a computer and the editor can then cut and move frames in any order before outputting the finished sequence
- The use of computers to store and manipulate video. By having the images in digital form, tasks such as rearranging the order of scenes, copying selections, skipping unwanted parts, and undoing previous actions are greatly simplified. Also spelled non-linear video editing.