adjective Date: 1927 of, relating to, or constituting a motion picture made so that when projected a slow action (as the opening of a flower bud) appears to be speeded up

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  • time-lapse — adj [only before noun] time lapse photography involves taking many pictures of something over a period of time and then showing them together, so that a very slow process seems to happen much faster …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • time-lapse — time ,lapse adjective time lapse PHOTOGRAPHY uses a series of photographs taken over a period of time to make a slow process seem to happen much faster …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • time lapse — ˈtime lag [time lag time lags] (also lag, ˈtime lapse) noun the period of time between two connected events …   Useful english dictionary

  • time-lapse — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of a photographic technique) taking a sequence of frames at set intervals to record changes that take place slowly over time …   English terms dictionary

  • time-lapse — [tīm′laps΄] adj. designating or of a technique of photographing a slow process, as the growth of a plant, on film by exposing single frames at widely spaced intervals: the developed film is projected at regular speed to show the entire process… …   English World dictionary

  • Time-lapse — [ frame|right|The flower of a geranium opening over a period of about two hours. Consecutive frames are 7 minutes apart.] Time lapse photography is a cinematography technique whereby each film frame is captured at a rate much slower than it will… …   Wikipedia

  • time-lapse — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: from the noun time lapse : of, relating to, or constituting a motion picture taken at a speed slower than normal but usually projected at a normal speed so that a slow action (as the opening of a flower bud)… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Time-lapse — Este artículo o sección necesita ser wikificado con un formato acorde a las convenciones de estilo. Por favor, edítalo para que las cumpla. Mientras tanto, no elimines este aviso puesto el 26 de mayo de 2009. También puedes ayudar wikificando… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Time Lapse — Infobox Album | Name = Time Lapse Type = Album Artist = Steve Hackett Released = 1991 Recorded = November 1981 October 1990 Genre = Progressive rock Length = 67:35 Label = Camino Records Producer = Steve Hackett and Billy Budis Reviews =… …   Wikipedia

  • Time-lapse — Accéléré Accéleré d une fleur de géranium s ouvrant. Deux images consécutives sont espacées de 7 minutes dans la réalité, la durée totale réelle de la vidéo est de deux heures L accéléré ou intervalle de temps (time lapse en anglais) est un effet …   Wikipédia en Français

  • time-lapse — /tuym laps /, adj. done by means of time lapse photography: a time lapse study of the blooming of a flower. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

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