from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A motion picture or television film consisting of a photographed series of drawings, objects, or computer graphics that simulates motion by recording very slight, continuous changes in the images, frame by frame.
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- n. Any of several types of film / movie, the frames of which are drawn by hand in order to give a sense of movement when projected in rapid sequence.
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- n. a film made by photographing a series of cartoon drawings to give the illusion of movement when projected in rapid sequence
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