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pixilation

[ pik-suh-ley-shuhn ]
/ ˌpɪk səˈleɪ ʃən /
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noun
the state or quality of being pixilated.
Movies. animation of people, where performers change their positions slightly between exposures of one or two frames each, to obtain a comic effect of jerky movement when the film is projected at normal speed.
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Origin of pixilation

First recorded in 1945–50; (def. 1) pixilat(ed) + -ion; (def. 2) pixil(ated) + (anim)ation

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