Meaning of “animation” in the English Dictionary

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animationnoun [ U ]

us /ˌæn·əˈmeɪ·ʃən/

energy and enthusiasm:

Her voice was full of animation.

Animation is also the process by which an animated movie, esp. a cartoon, is made from drawings done by hand or by a computer.

(Definition of “animation” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)