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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective 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.

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  • adjective photography of or relating to a technique in which exposures are taken at fewer intervals than usual so that, on playback, a naturally slow process may be viewed at an accelerated pace

Etymologies

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time + lapse

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