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slow motion Line breaks: slow mo¦tion

Definition of slow motion in English:


[mass noun]
The action of showing film or playing back video more slowly than it was made or recorded, so that the action appears much slower than in real life: the scene was shown in slow motion [as modifier]: a slow-motion sequence
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  • When you watch goals back on video, especially those slow-motion replays, everything appears to happen so much more slowly than it does.
  • As the music blared, he watched approvingly as the screen played a slow-motion video.
  • Finally, what would an action movie be without slow-motion action sequences?

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