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cel

 (sĕl)
n.
A transparent sheet of celluloid or plastic, used to layer elements of an animated image on top of a background in order to reduce the number of elements that need to be re-created for each frame.

[Short for celluloid.]
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cel

(sɛl) or

cell

n
(Film) short for celluloid2b, celluloid2c
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