Simple Definition of animation
: a lively or excited quality
: a way of making a movie by using a series of drawings, computer graphics, or photographs of objects (such as puppets or models) that are slightly different from one another and that when viewed quickly one after another create the appearance of movement
: a movie or brief scene that is made this way
Examples of animation in a sentence
The animation for the film took over two years to complete.
The studio used computer animation for some of the special effects.
The Web site has hundreds of animations you can download.
First Known Use of animation
ANIMATION Defined for Kids
Definition of animation for Students
1 : a lively or excited quality <She spoke with animation about her trip.>
2 : a way of making a movie by using slightly different pictures that when shown quickly in a series create the appearance of movement
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