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See also: Animation
- The act of animating, or giving life or spirit.
- 1647, Joseph Hall, Christ Mysticall; or the blessed union of Christ and his Members, as edited and reprinted in Josiah Pratt (editor), The Works of the Right Reverend Father in God, Joseph Hall, D.D., Volume 8, C. Wittingham (1808), page 217:
- […] by the animation of the same soul quickening that whole frame.
- (animation, in the sense of a cartoon) The technique of making inanimate objects or drawings appear to move in motion pictures or computer graphics; the object (film, computer game, etc.) so produced
- The state of being lively, brisk, or full of spirit and vigor; vivacity; spiritedness
- He recited the story with great animation.
- The condition of being animate or alive.
- Perhaps an inanimate thing supplies me, while I am speaking, with whatever I possess of animation.
- (linguistics) conversion from the inanimate to animate grammatical category
- 1992, Samuel E. Martin, A Reference Grammar of Korean, page 291:
- "The constraints are not so hard and fast that exceptional sentences do not occur. In particular animation and disanimation can temporarily suspend the system."
- (the act of breathing life into something): vitalization, vivification, enlivenment
- (the state of being lively): airiness, ardor, buoyancy, earnestness, energy, enthusiasm, liveliness, promptitude, spirit, sprightliness, vivacity
- (the condition of being alive): life
- → Japanese: アニメーション (animēshon)
The act of animating
causing images to appear to move
animation f (plural animations)
- “animation” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
|Declension of animation|