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celluloid

 
Adjective celluloid has 1 sense
  1. celluloid, synthetic - artificial as if portrayed in a film; "a novel with flat celluloid characters"
    Antonym: natural (indirect, via artificial)
Noun celluloid has 2 senses
  1. celluloid - highly flammable substance made from cellulose nitrate and camphor; used in e.g. motion-picture and X-ray film; its use has decreased with the development of nonflammable thermoplastics
    --1 is a kind of
    thermoplastic, thermoplastic resin
    --1 has substances:
     camphor; cellulose nitrate, nitrocellulose, guncotton, nitrocotton
  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"
    --2 is a kind of medium
    --2 has particulars: silver screen
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