silent speed

silent speed

[′sī·lənt ′spēd]
(engineering)
The speed at which silent motion pictures are fed through a projector, equal to 16 frames per second (sound-film speed is 24 frames per second).
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Such works are impossible to digitize--and not only because the "visual magma" is not translatable, but because many of Gehr's early films, including Serene Velocity; all of Dorsky's films; and all the Warhol silents must be shown at silent speed (16 or 18 frames per second), which is a third slower than sound speed.
Freakishly fast but eerily quiet, you find your head coping with an entirely new sensation of silent speed.
Turkey hunters, bear baiters, and even whitetail fanatics are all finding the silent speed of a bike advantageous.
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Both projected at silent speed, these films are clearly born from the same universe, sharing an attraction to similar subject matter--the movement and play of light, brambles and branches foregrounding the sky--yet their formal approaches are distinctly their own.
2--ran in AV edition only) Alex Tessier, 10, takes aim in a game called Silent Speed Ball in a city recreation-study program after school at Lancaster Elementary.