animated cartoon

animated cartoon

noun
a motion picture consisting of a sequence of drawings, each so slightly different that when filmed and run through a projector the figures seem to move.

Origin:
1910–15

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animated cartoon
 
n
a film produced by photographing a series of gradually changing drawings, etc, which give the illusion of movement when the series is projected rapidly

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