Definitions for "Animation"
The act of animating, or giving life or spirit; the state of being animate or alive.
The design of making an object in such a way as to make it appear to have motion. (WP, Gr. 6)
Animation is the outcome of the process of taking a series of individual static images and stringing them together in a timed sequence to give the impression of continuous movement. Animation is specially suitable in Information Visualisation to represent change with the flow of time and more specifically for: Representing causality in an effective way. The acts showing communication or flow. Reorganisation or restructuring which adapts well to animation, whenever the complexity of the interaction isn't very high. Sequences of complex spatial actions.
a reality with Rahner's sprite driver
In virtual reality, animation is the movement of an object or the viewpoint along a pre-determined path. Animation of the viewpoint or the user's view results in a fly-through or a guided tour. The animation may be repeated in an endless loop or have a set start and finish.
The state of being lively, brisk, or full of spirit and vigor; vivacity; spiritedness; as, he recited the story with great animation.
Keywords:  letterboxing
Special treatment, such as moving units, flashing lights, rotations, etc., used to gain added attention.
A text effect that makes the text move or flash and is useful for online documents. Word 97 effects include flashing background, blinking lights, red or black ants moving around the text, and shimmer and sparkle text.
Involves special treatment such as moving components, flashing lights, etc. Used to gain added attention and awareness. Animation is more commonly used on rotary, permanent or spectacular type bulletins (laws permitting).
Keywords:  vitality, vigour, survive, seed, able
the property of being able to survive and grow; "the vitality of a seed"
the activity of giving vitality and vigour to something
An effect applied to part of a slide controlling the entrance, emphasis, or exit of that part.
an extraordinarily effective way to present a reconstruction of an accident
Keywords:  prowess, technological, art, form
an art form, not technological prowess
a collection of ordered keyframes
Keywords:  roulette, pace, film, casino, slot
makes your games look like a film of a real casino game - the slot machine wheels rotate, the roulette wheel turns around and the ball spins and jumps. The animation can be turned off in the Options window, which speeds up the game pace considerably.
See film technique.
Keywords:  antiques, architecture
Antiques Architecture
Keywords:  coach, referee, great, tool, game
a great educational tool and is a must see before you coach, play, watch, or referee your next game
the condition of living or the state of being alive; "while there's life there's hope"; "life depends on many chemical and physical processes"
refers to the graphic representation of the winning numbers selected by the randomizer.
The Graphics Interchange Format is not intended as a platform for animation, even though it can be done in a limited way.
Canadian term for costumed living history interpretation.
Contains tracks of authored animation keys (at present only position, orientation and scale keys are supported) that can be used with a Playback object to animate a single Group, a set of Groups (using an AnimationBundle Cluster or a Texture. class, P81
Keywords:  pitch, visual
Visual Pitch
Keywords:  artists, collective, work
a collective work from many artists
Keywords:  model, function, perform, set, called
a set function that the model will perform when it is called to do so