Lip synch

lip-sync

[lip-singk] Movies, Television.
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
1.
to synchronize (recorded sound) with lip movements, as of an actor in a film.
2.
to match lip movements with (recorded speech or singing): She did a clumsy job of lip-syncing her big song.
noun
3.
the technical process by which this is done.
4.
the simultaneous recording of voice and picture, especially the synchronization of lip movements with recorded sound.
Also, lipsynch, lipsync.


Origin:
1960–65

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lip-sync

verb
move the lips in synchronization (with recorded speech or song) [syn: lip-synch
lip synch

noun
combining audio and video recording in such a way that the sound is perfectly synchronized with the action that produced it; especially synchronizing the movements of a speaker's lips with the sound of his speech [syn: lip synchronization
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