[ tahym-laps ]
/ ˈtaɪmˌlæps /
done by means of time-lapse photography: a time-lapse study of the blooming of a flower.
Super Spooky Night Time WordsRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
Is It “Sometime,” “Sometimes,” Or “Some Time”?While they appear very similar, sometime, sometimes, and some time have slightly different meanings. Sometime means a vague point in time, and usually refers to a long amount of time. Sometimes means occasionally. Some time refers to a period of time. Sometime Sometime refers to an unspecified point in time. It functions as an adverb, and is also synonymous with someday, one day, or sooner …
Origin of time-lapse
First recorded in 1925–30
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for time-lapse
I shut my eyes yet felt aware of the garden at my elbow, the blooms opening as if in time-lapse, the stalks lengthening.
Rich defendant, revolving door attorneys, last-minute plea deals… cue the brooding theme music and time-lapse photography.