animated cartoon

animated cartoon
noun Date: 1915 a motion picture that is made from a series of drawings, computer graphics, or photographs of inanimate objects (as puppets) and that simulates movement by slight progressive changes in each frame

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • animated cartoon — Synonyms and related words: 3 D, Cinemascope, Cinerama, Technicolor, Western, black and white film, caricature, cartoon, chiller, cinema, color film, comic book, comic strip, comics, creepie, documentary, documentary film, educational film,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • animated cartoon — an′imated cartoon′ n. sbz 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 • Etymology: 1910–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • animated cartoon — /ˌænəmeɪtəd kaˈtun/ (say .anuhmaytuhd kah toohn) noun → cartoon (def. 4) …   Australian English dictionary

  • animated cartoon — a motion picture consisting of a sequence of drawings, each so slightly different that when filmed and run through a projector the figures seem to move. [1910 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • animated cartoon — noun Any of several types of film / movie, the frames of which are drawn by hand in order to give a sense of movement when projected in rapid sequence …   Wiktionary

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