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Claymation

[kley-mey-shuh n] /kleɪˈmeɪ ʃən/
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1.
a stop-motion animation process using clay or Plasticine figures that are moved incrementally to create a lifelike look when the captured film frames are viewed in rapid sequence.
Origin of Claymation
1975-80; clay1 + (ani)mation
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claymation

/ˌkleɪˈmeɪʃən/
noun
1.
the techniques of animation applied to clay models
Word Origin
C20: from clay + (ani)mation
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