Definition of motion capture in English:

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motion capture

noun

[mass noun]
The process or technique of recording patterns of movement digitally, especially the recording of an actor’s movements for the purpose of animating a digital character in a film or computer game: for the first time, Lara’s movements are governed by motion capture rather than hand animation [as modifier]: the film will be made using 3-D motion capture technology
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  • I find the whole thing incredibly exciting, because I love computer animation and motion capture and the elves' gowns and chain mail.
  • It is one of the first computer games to use movie-style motion capture techniques rather than just computer-designed figures.
  • We didn't have time to do every single step, of course, but we did many of his basic movements through the motion capture.

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