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Standard Definition

[n] a thin coating or layer; "the table was covered with a film of dust"
[n] photographic material consisting of a base of celluloid covered with a photographic emulsion; used to make negatives or transparencies
[n] a thin sheet of (usually plastic and usually transparent) material used to wrap or cover things
[n] a medium (art or business) that disseminates moving pictures; "theater pieces transferred to celluloid"; "this story would be good cinema"; "film coverange of sporting events"
[n] a form of entertainment that enacts a story by a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"
[v] make a film or photograph of something; "take a scene"; "shoot a movie"
[v] record in film; "The coronation was filmed"


celluloid - (3 syllables), cinema - (3 syllables), flick - (1 syllables), motion picture - (4 syllables), movie - (2 syllables), moving picture - (4 syllables), photographic film - (5 syllables), pic - (1 syllables), picture - (2 syllables), picture show - (3 syllables), plastic film - (3 syllables), shoot - (1 syllables), take - (1 syllables)

Misc. Definitions

\Film\, n. [AS. film skin, fr. fell skin; akin to fylmen membrane, OFries. filmene skin. See {Fell} skin.]
1. A thin skin; a pellicle; a membranous covering, causing opacity; hence, any thin, slight covering. He from thick films shall purge the visual ray. --Pope.
2. A slender thread, as that of a cobweb. Her whip of cricket's bone, the lash of film. --Shak.
\Film\, v. t. To cover with a thin skin or pellicle. It will but skin and film the ulcerous place. --Shak.
\Film\, n. (Photog.) The layer, usually of gelatin or collodion, containing the sensitive salts of photographic plates; also, the flexible sheet of celluloid or the like on which this layer is sometimes mounted. {Celluloid film} (Photog.), a thin flexible sheet of celluloid, coated with a sensitized emulsion of gelatin, and used as a substitute for photographic plates. {Cut film} (Photog.), a celluloid film cut into pieces suitable for use in a camera.