playblast

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

play +‎ blast

Noun[edit]

playblast (plural playblasts)

  1. (computer graphics, animation) A low-resolution crude render of computer-generated imagery used in CGI production as a check for character and prop positioning and lighting placement. Curved surfaces are rendered as surfaces with low face count, i.e. faceted.

Verb[edit]

playblast (third-person singular simple present playblasts, present participle playblasting, simple past and past participle playblasted)

  1. (computer graphics, animation, transitive) To generate a playblast render of.

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