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film

 
Noun film has 5 senses
  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 a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"
    --1 is a kind of show
    --1 has parts:
     sequence, episode; credit; subtitle, caption; credits; scene, shot
    --1 has particulars:
     feature, feature film; final cut; home movie; collage film; coming attraction; shoot-'em-up; short subject; documentary, docudrama, documentary film, infotainment; cinema verite; peepshow; rough cut; silent movie, silent picture, silents; slow motion; talking picture, talkie; three-D, 3-D, 3D
    Derived forms: verb film2, verb film1
  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
    Derived forms: verb film2, verb film1
  3. film - a thin coating or layer; "the table was covered with a film of dust"
    --3 is a kind of
    object, physical object
    --3 has particulars: scum; slick; soap film
  4. film, plastic film - a thin sheet of (usually plastic and usually transparent) material used to wrap or cover things
    --4 is a kind of sheet, flat solid; wrapping, wrap, wrapper
    --4 has particulars: Polaroid
  5. film, photographic film - photographic material consisting of a base of celluloid covered with a photographic emulsion; used to make negatives or transparencies
    --5 is a kind of photographic paper, photographic material
    --5 has particulars:
     footage; microfilm; motion-picture film, movie film, cine-film; negative; orthochromatic film; panchromatic film; positive; reel; roll; roll film; sequence, episode; X-ray film; film clip
    Derived forms: verb film2, verb film1
Verb film has 2 senses
  1. film, shoot, take - make a film or photograph of something; "take a scene"; "shoot a movie"
    --1 is one way to record, enter, put down
    Derived forms: noun film5, noun film2, noun film1, noun filming1
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue film the movie
  2. film - record in film; "The coronation was filmed"
    --2 is a kind of
    record, enter, put down; make, create
    Derived forms: noun film2, noun film5, noun film1, noun filming1
    Sample sentences:
    Did he film his major works over a short period of time?
    They will film the duet
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