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Scene vs. Scenery

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  • Scene (noun)

    The location of an event that attracts attention.

    "the scene of the crime"

  • Scene (noun)

    The structure on which a spectacle or play is exhibited; the part of a theater in which the acting is done, with its adjuncts and decorations; the stage.

    "They stood in the centre of the scene."

  • Scene (noun)

    The decorations and fittings of a stage, representing the place in which the action is supposed to go on; one of the slides, or other devices, used to give an appearance of reality to the action of a play

    "to paint scenes"

    "to change the scenes"

    "behind the scenes"

  • Scene (noun)

    So much of a play as passes without change of locality or time, or important change of character; hence, a subdivision of an act; a separate portion of a play, subordinate to the act, but differently determined in different plays

    "The play is divided into three acts, and in total twenty-five scenes."

    "The most moving scene is the final one, where he realizes he has wasted his whole life."

    "There were some very erotic scenes in the movie, although it was not classified as pornography."

  • Scene (noun)

    The place, time, circumstance, etc., in which anything occurs, or in which the action of a story, play, or the like, is laid; surroundings amid which anything is set before the imagination; place of occurrence, exhibition, or action.

  • Scene (noun)

    An assemblage of objects presented to the view at once; a series of actions and events exhibited in their connection; a spectacle; a show; an exhibition; a view.

    "He assessed the scene to check for any danger, and agreed it was safe."

  • Scene (noun)

    A landscape, or part of a landscape; scenery.

  • Scene (noun)

    An exhibition of passionate or strong feeling before others, creating embarrassment or disruption; often, an artificial or affected action, or course of action, done for effect; a theatrical display

    "The headmistress told the students not to cause a scene."

    "They saw an angry scene outside the pub."

    "The crazy lady made a scene in the grocery store."

  • Scene (noun)

    An element of fiction writing.

  • Scene (noun)

    A social environment consisting of an informal, vague group of people with a uniting interest; their sphere of activity; a subculture.

    "She got into the emo scene at an early age."

  • Scene (verb)

    To exhibit as a scene; to make a scene of; to display.

  • Scenery (noun)

    View, natural features, landscape.

  • Scenery (noun)

    Stage backdrops, property and other items on a stage that give the impression of the location of the scene.

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Scene (noun)

    The structure on which a spectacle or play is exhibited; the part of a theater in which the acting is done, with its adjuncts and decorations; the stage.

  • Scene (noun)

    The decorations and fittings of a stage, representing the place in which the action is supposed to go on; one of the slides, or other devices, used to give an appearance of reality to the action of a play; as, to paint scenes; to shift the scenes; to go behind the scenes.

  • Scene (noun)

    So much of a play as passes without change of locality or time, or important change of character; hence, a subdivision of an act; a separate portion of a play, subordinate to the act, but differently determined in different plays; as, an act of four scenes.

  • Scene (noun)

    The place, time, circumstance, etc., in which anything occurs, or in which the action of a story, play, or the like, is laid; surroundings amid which anything is set before the imagination; place of occurrence, exhibition, or action.

  • Scene (noun)

    An assemblage of objects presented to the view at once; a series of actions and events exhibited in their connection; a spectacle; a show; an exhibition; a view.

  • Scene (noun)

    A landscape, or part of a landscape; scenery.

  • Scene (noun)

    An exhibition of passionate or strong feeling before others; often, an artifical or affected action, or course of action, done for effect; a theatrical display.

  • Scene

    To exhibit as a scene; to make a scene of; to display.

  • Scenery (noun)

    Assemblage of scenes; the paintings and hangings representing the scenes of a play; the disposition and arrangement of the scenes in which the action of a play, poem, etc., is laid; representation of place of action or occurence.

  • Scenery (noun)

    Sum of scenes or views; general aspect, as regards variety and beauty or the reverse, in a landscape; combination of natural views, as woods, hills, etc.

Webster Dictionary
  • Scene (noun)

    the place where some action occurs;

    "the police returned to the scene of the crime"

  • Scene (noun)

    an incident (real or imaginary);

    "their parting was a sad scene"

  • Scene (noun)

    the visual percept of a region;

    "the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views"

  • Scene (noun)

    a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film

  • Scene (noun)

    a situation treated as an observable object;

    "the political picture is favorable"

    "the religious scene in England has changed in the last century"

  • Scene (noun)

    a subdivision of an act of a play;

    "the first act has three scenes"

  • Scene (noun)

    a display of bad temper;

    "he had a fit"

    "she threw a tantrum"

    "he made a scene"

  • Scene (noun)

    graphic art consisting of the graphic or photographic representation of a visual percept;

    "he painted scenes from everyday life"

    "figure 2 shows photographic and schematic views of the equipment"

  • Scene (noun)

    the context and environment in which something is set;

    "the perfect setting for a ghost story"

  • Scene (noun)

    the painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale;

    "they worked all night painting the scenery"

  • Scenery (noun)

    the painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale;

    "they worked all night painting the scenery"

  • Scenery (noun)

    the appearance of a place

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