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stop–motion

noun, stop–mo·tion often attributive \ˈstäp-ˈmō-shən\

: a filming technique in which objects (such as clay models) are photographed in a series of slightly different positions so that the objects seem to move

Full Definition of STOP-MOTION

:  a filming technique in which successive positions of objects (as clay models) are photographed to produce the appearance of movement

First Known Use of STOP-MOTION

1912

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