freeze-frame
noun Date: 1948 1. a. a frame of a motion-picture film that is repeated so as to give the illusion of a static picture b. a static picture produced especially from a videodisc or videotape recording 2. something resembling a freeze-frame especially in unchanging quality • freeze-frame transitive verb

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