Definition of "stop-motion" [stop-motion]

  • An animation technique wherein physical objects are slightly altered and photographed one picture at a time to give an illusion of movement when displayed in sequence. (noun)

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Use "stop-motion" in a sentence
  • "He likened the experience to the so-called stop-motion special effects used in the science-fiction movie "The Matrix," in which the action seemed to freeze while the camera angle rotated."
  • "Dutch animator Sjors Vervoort created this fantastic stop-motion animation as a graduation project."
  • "Sorry I'm Late is a fantastic stop-motion short film by Tomas Mankovsky."