American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, using, or being a technique that photographs a naturally slow process, such as plant growth, on movie film at intervals, so that continuous projection of the frames gives an accelerated view of the process.
- time + lapse (Wiktionary)
“There's also an interactive time-lapse video that has recorded every moment since the saplings were planted.”
“Shot for the BBC's "Frozen Planet," the clip was recorded using a special time-lapse camera that caught the brinicle's entire formation process.”
“Hugh Miller and Doug Anderson filmed the stunning time-lapse clip below, which is apparently the first of its kind.”
“The pumpkins are huge -- one weighed 1,298 pounds -- and the 41 second time-lapse video that serves as Google's Halloween themed doodle shows people passing back and forth in front of the evolving pumpkins, which are propped up on bales of hay.”
“The time-lapse video of the construction was photographed everyday for the past two years or so from the same vantage on a nearby tower by Plaza Construction.”
“Archpaper shared this magnificent time-lapse video of the construction of 11 Times Square (located at 42nd Street and 8th Avenue).”
“Two time-lapse surveillance cameras caught Barman's murder on tape, but the video was so grainy that all that could be determined was that the killer was a Black man in a dark sweater with a diamond pattern.”
“These images were taken with a time-lapse camera over the space of one month and each day was mostly identical, here are the edited highlights.”
“Gorgeous time-lapse of the District's monuments at night.”
“It was a month later, after I'd spent a great deal of time down there and I was experiencing the human and emotional toll that I began to realize that the second part of the project needed to happen, which was for me to find ten people who had been affected by the day and begin to interview them every year in an almost human time-lapse fashion.”
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