in·​ter·​an·​i·​ma·​tion ˌin-tər-ˌa-nə-ˈmā-shən How to pronounce interanimation (audio)
plural interanimations
: the act or an instance of animating or influencing one another : interaction
Teachers and students consider a range of ideas. If the level of interanimation is high, they pose genuine questions as they explore and work on different points of view. If the level of interanimation is low, different ideas are simply made availableEduardo F. Mortimer et al.
… Virgil Aldrich's belief that great art is that which features the interanimation of medium, form, and content.Ralph A. Smith

Word History

First Known Use

1925, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of interanimation was in 1925

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“Interanimation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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