[ kley-mey-shuhn ]
/ kleɪˈmeɪ ʃən /
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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.
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How to use Claymation in a sentence
In 2005, Robert Smigel created a Claymation-style cartoon for the song “Christmastime for the Jews.”Eight Epic Chanukah Songs, From Sandler to ‘South Park’|Michael Solomon|December 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
That is indeed a claymation Regis crooning “ Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” with special guest Donald Trump.
British Dictionary definitions for Claymation
/ (ˌkleɪˈmeɪʃən) /
the techniques of animation applied to clay models
Word Origin for claymation
C20: from clay + (ani) mation
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