Chronophotography
Chronophotograph Chron`o*pho"to*graph, n. [Gr. ? time + photograph.] One of a set of photographs of a moving object, taken for the purpose of recording and exhibiting successive phases of the motion. -- {Chron`o*pho*tog"ra*phy}, n. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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