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Key Frame

Key Frame: Used in video editing systems to mark timings–or the beginning and end point–of a transition or an effect. For example, a title that is added to a video must be set to begin (fade in) and end (fade out) with specific frames in the video editing timeline. [ Video Glossary ]

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