Associations to the word «Animation»


ANIMATION, noun. The act of animating, or giving life or spirit.
ANIMATION, noun. (animation) (in the sense of a cartoon) The technique of making inanimate objects or drawings appear to move in motion pictures or computer graphics.
ANIMATION, noun. The state of being lively, brisk, or full of spirit and vigor; vivacity; spiritedness
ANIMATION, noun. The condition of being animate or alive.
ANIMATION, noun. (linguistics) conversion from the inanimate to animate grammatical category

Dictionary definition

ANIMATION, noun. The condition of living or the state of being alive; "while there's life there's hope"; "life depends on many chemical and physical processes".
ANIMATION, noun. The property of being able to survive and grow; "the vitality of a seed".
ANIMATION, noun. Quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous.
ANIMATION, noun. The activity of giving vitality and vigour to something.
ANIMATION, noun. The making of animated cartoons.
ANIMATION, noun. General activity and motion.

Wise words

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Nathaniel Hawthorne