Definition of time-lapse in English:
Denoting the photographic technique of taking a sequence of frames at set intervals to record changes that take place slowly over time. When the frames are shown at normal speed the action seems much faster.
- A time-lapse camera recorded the entire event, compressing it into a 100-minute film that became a work in its own right.
- Scientists could take a series of such images to create a ‘movie’ of the changes, analogous to time-lapse photography for slow processes like a flower coming into bloom.
- I have always enjoyed time-lapse photography - you know, flowers opening, seeds sprouting, clouds racing across the sky as the sun arcs toward the western horizon.
Definition of time-lapse in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan