adjective Date: 1923 of, relating to, or being motion-picture or video photography in which the action that has been photographed is made to appear to occur slower than it actually occurred <
a slow-motion replay
; also slowly moving <
a slow-motion dance

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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