a transparent celluloid sheet on which a character, scene, etc., is drawn or painted and which constitutes one frame in the filming of an animated cartoon: may be overlapped for change of background or foreground.
short for celluloid (sense 2b), celluloid (sense 2c)
“celluloid sheet for an animated cartoon,” from celluloid; became current by c.1990 when they became collectible.
A celluloid sheet made for an animated cartoon, now prized by collectors: Cartoon lovers have been buying drawings and celluloids, or ”cels” (1990s+)
cincture (defs 1, 2).
cincture (defs 1, 2). Historical Examples
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Saint, died a.d. 432, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 422–432.