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noun Cinematography.

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.

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Origin of fast motion

First recorded in 1910–15
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fast motion

noun

films action that appears to have occurred at a faster speed than that at which it was filmedCompare slow motion (def. 1)
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