Edit decision list (EDL):

Text file identifying all clip files, sequences, and transitions in an edited show, including instructions for assembling the finished presentation. Chapter 10.

Edit point:

Position in the NLE timeline at which the next edit will occur. Chapter 10.

Edit smoothing:

Sound editing feature that blends audio waveforms at cuts. Chapter 11.

Effective pixel count:

Number of pixels on a CCD that show up in the active picture area— the image on the screen. Chapter 3.

Electron gun:

Device in a television picture tube that directs beams of electrons to paint scan lines on the face of the tube. Appendix A.


Adjusting frequency response of audio lines in relation to one another. Chapter 7.

Establishing shot:

Image that introduces ...

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