"film" in the noun sense
1. movie, film, picture, moving picture, moving-picture show, motion picture, motion-picture show, picture show, pic, flick
a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement
"they went to a movie every Saturday night"
"the film was shot on location"
2. film, cinema, celluloid
a medium that disseminates moving pictures
"theater pieces transferred to celluloid"
"this story would be good cinema"
"film coverage of sporting events"
3. film, photographic film
photographic material consisting of a base of celluloid covered with a photographic emulsion used to make negatives or transparencies
a thin coating or layer
"the table was covered with a film of dust"
5. film, plastic film
a thin sheet of (usually plastic and usually transparent) material used to wrap or cover things
"film" in the verb sense
1. film, shoot, take
make a film or photograph of something
"take a scene"
"shoot a movie"
record in film
"The coronation was filmed"
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