- action that appears to move faster than normal on the screen, accomplished by filming the action at less than normal speed in the camera and then projecting it at normal speed.
Compare time-lapse photography.
Origin of fast motion
First recorded in 1910–15
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- films action that appears to have occurred at a faster speed than that at which it was filmedCompare slow motion (def. 1)