animated cartoon

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animated cartoon

n
(Film) a film produced by photographing a series of gradually changing drawings, etc, which give the illusion of movement when the series is projected rapidly

an′imated cartoon′


n.
a motion picture consisting of a sequence of drawings, each slightly different so that when filmed and run through a projector the figures seem to move.
[1910–15]
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Noun1.animated cartoon - a film made by photographing a series of cartoon drawings to give the illusion of movement when projected in rapid sequenceanimated cartoon - a film made by photographing a series of cartoon drawings to give the illusion of movement when projected in rapid sequence
short subject - a brief film; often shown prior to showing the feature
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