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film meaning

EN[fɪlm]
WFilm
  • A film, also called a movie or motion picture, is a series of still images which, when shown on a screen, The process of filmmaking is both an art and an industry. Films are cultural artifacts created by specific cultures. They reflect those cultures, and, in turn, affect them.
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  • NounPLfilms
    1. A thin layer of some substance; a pellicle; a membranous covering, causing opacity.
      1. a clear plastic film for wrapping food
    2. (photography) A medium used to capture images in a camera.
      1. A motion picture.
        1. A slender thread, such as that of a cobweb.
        2. VerbSGfilmsPRfilmingPT, PPfilmed
          1. To record a motion picture on photographic film.
            1. "A Hollywood studio was filming on-location in NYC."
          2. To cover with a thin skin or pellicle.
          3. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • That’s less the fault of composers than of directors, who commonly prescore their films with temporary music during editing, then frequently expect the final score to emulate that “temp track.”
              • The film aspires [ … ] to exist and to function as a nonobject: ungraspable, intractable, unconsumable.
              • The film with a thickness of 10 nm is grown by van der Waals epitaxy on fluorophlogopite mica and Hall-bar devices are fabricated from the as-grown film directly on the mica substrate.
            2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
              • Unlike in the novels, Arwen is portrayed as a valiant swordswoman in The Lord of the Rings films.
              • The previous study reported that AFM is an efficient tool to study the surface morphology and microtribological properties of thin films.
              • “Ben-Hur” and “Spartacus” are two famous sword and sandal films.

          Meaning of film for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "film" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Nouns
              • Countable nouns
              • Verbs
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