interanimation

noun in·ter·an·i·ma·tion \ ˌin-tər-ˌa-nə-ˈmā-shən \

Definition of interanimation

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 available
  • —Eduardo 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

First Known Use of interanimation

1925

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