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slow motion

Films television action that is made to appear slower than normal by passing the film through the taking camera at a faster rate than normal or by replaying a video tape recording more slowly
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What does it mean when you dream in slow motion?

Moving in slow motion is evidenced in many anxiety dreams. The dreamer may be wading through heavy waters, engulfed in mud, or merely running in tortuously slow motion. This type of dream indicates that the dreamer is experiencing great stress in waking life. (See also Swamp).

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