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animation

a. the techniques used in the production of animated cartoons
b. a variant of animated cartoon
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animation

(graphics)
The creation of artificial moving images.

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animation

Moving diagrams or cartoons that are made up of a sequence of images displayed one after the other. Animations are created for entertainment, training and commercials. See computer-generated imagery, animated GIF and Flash.
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