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Film vs. Movie

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Filmnoun

A thin layer of some substance; a pellicle; a membranous covering, causing opacity.

‘a clear plastic film for wrapping food’;

Movienoun

A recorded sequence of images displayed on a screen at a rate sufficiently fast to create the appearance of motion.

Filmnoun

(photography) A medium used to capture images in a camera.

Movienoun

A cinema.

‘Let's go to the movies.’;

Filmnoun

A movie.

Movienoun

A motion picture.

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Filmnoun

Cinema; movies as a group.

Movienoun

A motion picture show; the event of showing a motion picture. In the pl., the event of showing a motion picture at a movie theater; as, to go to the movies; to spend an evening at the movies.

Filmnoun

A slender thread, such as that of a cobweb.

Movienoun

The motion picture industry or medium, generally.

Filmverb

(ambitransitive) To record (activity, or a motion picture) on photographic film.

‘A Hollywood studio was filming on location in NYC.’; ‘I tried to film the UFO as it passed overhead.’;

Movienoun

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’;

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Filmverb

(transitive) To cover or become covered with a thin skin or pellicle.

Filmnoun

A thin skin; a pellicle; a membranous covering, causing opacity.

‘He from thick films shall purge the visual ray.’;

Filmnoun

hence, any thin layer covering a surface.

Filmnoun

A slender thread, as that of a cobweb.

‘Her whip of cricket's bone, the lash of film.’;

Filmnoun

The layer, usually of gelatin or collodion, containing the sensitive salts of photographic plates.

Filmnoun

a flexible sheet of celluloid or other plastic material to which a light-sensitive layer has been applied, used for recording images by the processes of photography. It is commonly used in rolls mounted within light-proof canisters suitable for simple insertion into cameras designed for such canisters. On such rolls, varying numbers of photographs may be taken before the canister needs to be replaced.

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Filmnoun

a motion picture.

Filmnoun

the art of making motion pictures; - used mostly in the phrase the film.

Filmnoun

a thin transparent sheet of plastic, used for wrapping objects; as, polyethylene film.

Filmverb

To cover with a thin skin or pellicle.

‘It will but skin and film the ulcerous place.’;

Filmverb

to make a motion picture of (any event or literary work); to record with a movie camera; as, to film the inauguration ceremony; to film Dostoevsky's War and Peace.

Filmnoun

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’;

Filmnoun

a medium that disseminates moving pictures;

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

Filmnoun

a thin coating or layer;

‘the table was covered with a film of dust’;

Filmnoun

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

Filmnoun

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

Filmverb

make a film or photograph of something;

‘take a scene’; ‘shoot a movie’;

Filmverb

record in film;

‘The coronation was filmed’;

Film

A film, also called a movie, motion picture or moving picture, is a work of visual art used to simulate experiences that communicate ideas, stories, perceptions, feelings, beauty, or atmosphere through the use of moving images. These images are generally accompanied by sound, and more rarely, other sensory stimulations.

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