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time-lapseadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈtaɪm.læps/
used to refer to a ​method of ​filming very ​slowactions by taking a ​series of ​singlepictures over a ​period of ​time and then putting them together to show the ​actionhappening very ​quickly: time-lapse ​photography a time-lapse ​camera/​sequence
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