freeze-frame

noun
\ ˈfrēz-ˈfrām How to pronounce freeze-frame (audio) \

Definition of freeze-frame

1a : 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 : something resembling a freeze-frame especially in unchanging quality

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freeze-frame transitive verb

First Known Use of freeze-frame

1948, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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“Freeze-frame.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/freeze-frame. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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freeze-frame

noun

English Language Learners Definition of freeze-frame

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

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