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lip-sync

or lip·synch, lip·sync

[ lip-singk ]
/ ˈlɪpˌsɪŋk /
Movies, Television.
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verb (used with or without object)

to synchronize (recorded sound) with lip movements, as of an actor in a film.
to match lip movements with (recorded speech or singing): She did a clumsy job of lip-syncing her big song.

noun

the technical process by which this is done.
the simultaneous recording of voice and picture, especially the synchronization of lip movements with recorded sound.

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Origin of lip-sync

First recorded in 1960–65
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