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stop motion

n.
A filming technique used in animation, in which the camera is stopped after filming each frame or every few frames so as to allow objects within the scene, such as clay figures or paper cutouts, to be adjusted for the following frame.

stop′-mo′tion adj.

stop-motion

n
1. (Film)
a. a technique used in animation and photography in which a subject is filmed then adjusted a frame at a time
b. (as modifier): stop-motion animation.
2. (Photography)
a. a technique used in animation and photography in which a subject is filmed then adjusted a frame at a time
b. (as modifier): stop-motion animation.
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