slow–motion

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adjective \ˈslō-ˈmō-shən\

Definition of slow–motion

  1. :  of, relating to, or being motion-picture or video photography in which the action that has been photographed is made to appear to occur slower than it actually occurred a slow–motion replay; also :  slowly moving a slow–motion dance

1923

First Known Use of slow–motion

1923

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