English version

animation

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Film
animationan‧i‧ma‧tion /ˌænəˈmeɪʃən/ noun 🔊 🔊 1 AMF[uncountable] the process of making animated films, television programmes, computer games etc 🔊 They used computer animation in the film.2 [countable] a film, television programme, computer game etc that has pictures, clay models etc that seem to be really moving 🔊 3-D animations3 ENERGETIC[uncountable] liveliness and excitementwith animation 🔊 They were talking with animation.
Examples from the Corpus
animationCertainly all reports spoke of genuine smiles on the Girls' faces, of their brightness and animation.Marco spoke with real passion and animation.Nodes can contain text, graphics, animation, audio, video, images, or programs.Disney wanted to fill his studio with artists capable of a more fluid, more realistic animation than had ever been attempted.When the summer sun shines on them, they become hard and brittle, and enter a state of suspended animation.Everyone was in a state of suspended animation.Other classes in the animation series include drawing Disney characters, computer animation and perfecting character voices.
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