from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of a set of photographs of a moving object, taken for the purpose of recording and exhibiting successive phases of the motion.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In photography, a single photograph of a series taken at equal intervals, usually on a moving film.
- n. A series of photographs representing phases of a cycle. (See cuts at rack, run, trot, and walk.)
- n. An apparatus for obtaining a succession of photographs at regular intervals of time.
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