pixilation etymology

English word pixilation comes from English animation, English pixie

Detailed word origin of pixilation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
animation English (eng) (animation, in the sense of a cartoon) The technique of making inanimate objects or drawings appear to move in motion pictures or computer graphics.. (linguistics) conversion from the inanimate to animate grammatical category. The act of animating, or giving life or spirit.. The condition of being animate or alive.. The state of being lively, brisk, or full of spirit and vigor; vivacity; [...]
pixie English (eng) (astronomy, meteorology) An upper-atmospheric optical phenomenon associated with thunderstorms, a short-lasting pinpoint of light on the surface of convective domes that produces a gnome.. (mythology, fantasy literature, fairy tales) A playful sprite or elflike or fairy-like creature.. (slang) A cute, petite woman with short hair.
pixilation English (eng) A stop-motion technique where live actors are used as a frame-by-frame subject in an animated film, by repeatedly posing while one or more frame is taken and changing pose slightly before the next frame or frames.

Words with the same origin as pixilation

Descendants of animation
Dynamation Supermarionation animanga animatronics anime animu animutation animé claymate sankyu thank you
Descendants of pixie
Pixie pixilated pixiness