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slow motion

n.
A film or video technique in which the action is recorded at a faster rate than usual or replayed at a slower rate than usual, thereby slowing the action on the screen.

slow′-mo′tion adj.

slow motion

n
1. (Film) films television action that is made to appear slower than normal by passing the film through the taking camera at a faster rate than normal or by replaying a video tape recording more slowly
2. (Broadcasting) films television action that is made to appear slower than normal by passing the film through the taking camera at a faster rate than normal or by replaying a video tape recording more slowly
adj
3. (Film) films television of or relating to such action
4. (Broadcasting) films television of or relating to such action
5. moving or functioning at less than usual speed

slow′ mo′tion


n.
the process or technique of filming or taping a motion-picture or television sequence at an accelerated rate of speed and then projecting or replaying it at normal speed so that the action appears to be slowed down.
[1920–25]

slow′-mo′tion



adj.
1. photographed or appearing in slow motion.
2. proceeding at a strikingly slow rate.
[1925–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slow motion - a movie that apparently takes place at a slower than normal speed; achieved by taking the film at a faster rate
motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, pic, film, picture show, flick, picture - a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"
Translations
حَرَكَه بَطيئَه
zpomalený pohyb
slowmotion
lassított
sem er sÿndur hægt
spomalený pohyb
ağır çekim

slow motion

n in slow motional rallentatore

slow

(sləu) adjective
1. not fast; not moving quickly; taking a long time. a slow train; The service at that restaurant is very slow; He was very slow to offer help.
2. (of a clock etc) showing a time earlier than the actual time; behind in time. My watch is five minutes slow.
3. not clever; not quick at learning. He's particularly slow at arithmetic.
verb
to make, or become slower. The car slowed to take the corner.
ˈslowly adverb
He slowly opened his eyes; He drove home slowly.
ˈslowness noun
slow motion
movement which is slower than normal or actual movement especially as a special effect in films. Let's watch it, in slow motion.
slow down/up
to make or become slower. The police were warning drivers to slow down; The fog was slowing up the traffic.
References in classic literature ?
When one of these is discontent, the danger is not great; for common people are of slow motion, if they be not excited by the greater sort; and the greater sort are of small strength, except the multitude be apt, and ready to move of themselves.
I have traveled by canal-boat, ox-wagon, raft, and by the Ephesus and Smyrna railway; but when it comes down to good solid honest slow motion, I bet my money on the glacier.
The man with the feathers went up to the stone, stooped, slipped his hands under the face lying upon the ground, stiffened his Herculean muscles, and without a strain, with a slow motion, like that of a machine, he lifted the end of the rock a foot from the ground.
A mellow softness appears to hang over the whole earth; the influence of the season seems to extend itself to the very wagon, whose slow motion across the well-reaped field is perceptible only to the eye, but strikes with no harsh sound upon the ear.
He will release his first album for OKeh, titled Slow Motion Miracles, on March 17, 2015.
Introducing the newest and most intense entertainment booth perfect for your wedding, mitzvah, sweet sixteen, or other special event; the Slow Motion Booth.
A slow motion camera feature similar to iPhone 5's Slo-Mo is also one of the other expected features, as the clip has embedded a slow motion footage.
Judy said: "One year during Wimbledon I had a sleeveless top on and the BBC very kindly started doing me in slow motion clapping.
Slow Motion Car Crash was being set up at the weekend at 16 Saville Row, just off Newcastle's Northumberland Street, by the bearded American artist.
At last year's NAB Show, I-Movix, a Belgian-based provider of technology in the domain of extreme slow motion, introduced the SprintCam Vvs HD, an ultra-slow-motion system for live HD broadcast production.
Absolutely nothing slow motion about this staccato percussion punk pop bristling with steely, controlled aggression.
If you're an action fan, you know Woo's style: Heavy doses of slow motion, elaborate gunplay and random dove cameos.