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freeze–frame

play
noun \ˈfrēz-ˈfrām\

Simple Definition of freeze–frame

  • : a still, unchanging picture produced in a movie or video

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of freeze–frame

  1. 1 a :  a frame of a motion-picture film that is repeated so as to give the illusion of a static picture b :  a static picture produced especially from a videodisc or videotape recording

  2. 2 :  something resembling a freeze-frame especially in unchanging quality

freeze–frame transitive verb

1948

First Known Use of freeze–frame

1948


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