Definitions for film

Definitions for (noun) film

Main entry: film

Definition: a thin coating or layer

Usage: the table was covered with a film of dust

Main entry: film, photographic film

Definition: photographic material consisting of a base of celluloid covered with a photographic emulsion; used to make negatives or transparencies

Main entry: plastic film, film

Definition: a thin sheet of (usually plastic and usually transparent) material used to wrap or cover things

Main entry: film, celluloid, cinema

Definition: a medium that disseminates moving pictures

Usage: theater pieces transferred to celluloid; this story would be good cinema; film coverage of sporting events

Main entry: motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, film, flick, pic, picture, picture show

Definition: a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement

Usage: they went to a movie every Saturday night; the film was shot on location

Definitions for (verb) film

Main entry: take, shoot, film

Definition: make a film or photograph of something

Usage: take a scene; shoot a movie

Main entry: film

Definition: record in film

Usage: The coronation was filmed

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