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stop–motion

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

Simple Definition of stop–motion

  • : 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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of stop–motion

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

1912

First Known Use of stop–motion

1912


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