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2D animation

or 2-D an·i·ma·tion

[ too-dee-an-uh-mey-shuhn ]
/ ˈtuˈdi ˌæn əˈmeɪ ʃən /
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noun Graphic Arts.

two-dimensional animation: animation, or a product of animation, created when two-dimensional images are rapidly sequenced to create the illusion of lifelike motion, as in traditional drawn animation, cel animation, or computer-generated vector graphics.

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Origin of 2D animation

First recorded in 1985–90
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