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computer animation

[kəm′pyüd·ər an·ə′mā·shən]
(computer science)
The use of a computer to present, either continuously or in rapid succession, pictures on a cathode-ray tube or other device, graphically representing a time developing system at successive times.

computer animation

The creation of animated sequences within the computer. Contrast with stop-motion animation.
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