Definitions for "GIF animation"
Keywords:  mation, sprite, illusion, frame, series
An animated GIF is a GIF image made of a series of individual images ("frames") which are displayed one after the other sequentially. The ability to save and display an animated image is part of the GIF89a standard.
The clay-mation of the internet. It will allow a limited form of sprite-based animation. You can add a smaller image to a larger one and change its co-ordinates in following images.
a compressed image file that is able to create picture into motions