stop–motion

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

Definition of stop–motion

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

First Known Use of stop–motion

1912


STOP–MOTION Defined for English Language Learners

stop-motion

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Definition of stop–motion for English Language Learners

  • : 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

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