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animate
used in Fast Food Nation

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1  —3 uses as in:
an animated cartoon
Definition
make a moving cartoon (a film technique that uses a set of gradually changing pictures to simulate movement when played in series)
  • The animators' strike had left the Disney Studio in a precarious financial condition.
    p. 38.2
  • In 1941 hundreds of Disney animators went on strike, expressing support for the Screen Cartoonists Guild.
    p. 36.6
  • Less than ten years after the liberation of Dora-Nordhausen, von Braun was giving orders to Disney animators and designing a ride at Disneyland called Rocket to the Moon.
    p. 39.1

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  • Rounded, soft creatures like Barney, Disney's animated characters, and the Teletubbies therefore have an obvious appeal to young children.
    p. 45.1
  • Walt Disney neither wrote, nor drew the animated classics that bore his name.
    p. 33.6
  • Conway's Red Top Restaurant occupies a modest brick building on a street full of old western motels, the kind with animated neon Indian chiefs on their signs, the kind where the U in the 4-U Motel is a golden horseshoe.
    p. 257.7

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