Definition of Slow motion

1. Noun. A movie that apparently takes place at a slower than normal speed; achieved by taking the film at a faster rate.




Definition of Slow motion

1. Noun. A technique of film, photography(,) and video to stretch time and allow visibility of things normally happening too fast to be conveniently examined. ¹

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Slow Motion Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slow Motion

slow bowler
slow burn
slow burns
slow channel-blocking agent
slow clap
slow combustion
slow cooker
slow cookers
slow down
slow fever
slow food
slow in
slow lane
slow loris
slow match
slow motion (current term)
slow muscle
slow news day
slow out
slow oven
slow ovens
slow pyrolysis
slow ray
slow reacting substance of anaphylaxis
slow roll
slow scan
slow time scale
slow up

Literary usage of Slow motion

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1. The Daring Adventures of Kit Carson and Fremont, Among Buffaloes, Grizzlies by John Charles Frémont (1888)
"The next day the cortege was set in motion, but it was a very slow motion. The strongest of the horses, without baggage, could just reach the top of the ..."

2. Electrical Papers by Oliver Heaviside (1892)
"Theory of the slow motion of a Charge. 1. THE following paper consists of, First, a short discussion of the theory of the ..."

3. Electrical Papers by Oliver Heaviside (1894)
"Theory of the slow motion of a Charge. 1. THE following paper consists of, First, a short discussion of the theory of the slow motion of an electric charge ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... th i case. head in the upper part of the limb as to give a " quick " upward or downward motion to the body; while the " slow ' motion, or fina Fio. 81. ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"Their slow motion in position angle, however, was not alt that could be desired. When small movements Still more recently the ..."

6. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society by Royal Astronomical Society (1887)
"slow motion f>f Equatorial.—For stellar photography it is absolutely necessary ... Special arrangements, therefore; must be made for the slow motion in the ..."

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