Open main menu

Contents

EnglishEdit

 
English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

A blend of clay +‎ animation. Originally registered as a trademark by Will Vinton in 1978, then entered the English language as a genericized trademark.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

claymation (countable and uncountable, plural claymations)

  1. stop-motion animation where each animated piece is made from a deformable substance, typically Plasticine clay.
    • 2011, Philips Patton, Angela, page 286:
      As my friends deserted our weekend movie-making for more teenagerly pastimes, I had turned to the cold, clean world of claymation and animated LEGOs.

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit