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lip sync

The synchronization of people's lips to their mouths. Maintaining the same rate of speed to synchronize audio and video tracks is always an issue in movie and video production. However, the processing required to upconvert a DVD in a DVD player may delay the video a few milliseconds behind the audio. In addition, the video cable to a ceiling-mounted projector may be considerably long, introducing delay. A/V receivers therefore often have a "LipSync," "A/V Sync" or similar function that delays the audio a variable number of milliseconds to synchronize with the delayed video.
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Continuing the Michael Jackson theme, Damon's act involved lipsynching to Michael Jackson songs, although he also picked up Boyzone drivel No Matter What.
Latter trait brings "Underdog" into the dubious ranks of animal lipsynching movies, and Jason Lee's lead voicework, though delivered with an appropriately flea-bitten rasp, is poured on thickly enough to make you wish dumb animals would just stay dumb animals.
Unlike the other performers, whose acts are largely performed while lipsynching to pop songs, Torr's act is scripted and includes a pointed critique of a range of masculine stereotypes.
Singing live rather than lipsynching, their colourfully camp performances of songs from the likes of Evita, Cabaret, Oklahoma and Jesus Christ Superstar soon attracts the crowds, and its not long before the pair have become the talk of the town.
For instance, stars who do not themselves sing the songs in their song sequences will maintain continuity with their cinematic persona by lipsynching, even when performing stage shows of their song sequences.
The Wooster Group has long played with forms of language-alienation, such as lipsynching, speed-ups and repetition of "phonedin" text.
Both LIPSinc (http://www.lipsinc.com) and Mendel Technology (http://www.mendel3d.com) demonstrated how to create more human-like avatars for your Web site, utilizing their lipsynching and facial-animation technologies.
At 17, I made one lame attempt to be a "drag queen." What a disaster--instead of lipsynching, I insisted on singing live.
Channing Auditorium, and half a dozen Bombers went up onstage to fall under Royter's spell, which, it turned out, meant lipsynching to Madonna and Garth Brooks.
queens, who added lip-synched songs to their Euripidean odes: "Don't Leave Me This Way," "I Will Survive," and a fragment from "The Greatest Love of All" - "I believe the children are our future." Not only did the lipsynching quote the history of drag queen performance, but it also quoted the Athenian singing, dancing chorus, which also, no doubt, referenced the Athenian street performances.