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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [freez freym]
    • /friz freɪm/
    • /friːz freɪm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [freez freym]
    • /friz freɪm/

Definitions of freeze-frame word

  • noun freeze-frame an optical effect or technique in which a single frame of film is reprinted in a continuous series, which when shown gives the effect of a still photograph. 1
  • noun freeze-frame a button or other mechanism on a projector, videocassette system, etc., allowing one to stop the projected picture at any point. 1
  • countable noun freeze-frame A freeze-frame from a film is an individual picture from it, produced by stopping the film or video tape at that point. 0
  • uncountable noun freeze-frame If you watch a film in freeze-frame, you watch it using a facility that allows you to stop the film to look at an individual picture. 0
  • noun freeze-frame a single frame of a film repeated to give an effect like a still photograph 0
  • noun freeze-frame a single frame of a video recording viewed as a still by stopping the tape 0

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Origin of freeze-frame

First appearance:

before 1955
One of the 4% newest English words
First recorded in 1955-60

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Parts of speech for Freeze-frame


freeze-frame popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 7% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

Synonyms for freeze-frame

noun freeze-frame

  • stop motion — Also called stop frame. the process of filming puppets and other objects one frame at a time while incrementally moving or modifying them, giving the illusion of lifelike motion when the captured film frames are viewed in rapid sequence (often used attributively): stop-motion animation; a stop-motion film.

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