Definition of Film

1. Noun. A form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement. "The film was shot on location"




2. Verb. Make a film or photograph of something. "Sam cannot film Sue "; "Shoot a movie"
Exact synonyms: Shoot, Take
Category relationships: Flick, Motion Picture, Motion-picture Show, Movie, Moving Picture, Moving-picture Show, Pic, Picture, Picture Show
Generic synonyms: Enter, Put Down, Record
Related verbs: Photograph, Shoot, Snap
Specialized synonyms: Reshoot
Derivative terms: Filming, Take

3. Noun. A medium that disseminates moving pictures. "Film coverage of sporting events"
Exact synonyms: Celluloid, Cinema
Examples of category: Cut-in, Insert, Macguffin, Mcguffin
Category relationships: Art, Artistic Creation, Artistic Production, Business, Business Enterprise, Commercial Enterprise
Generic synonyms: Medium
Specialized synonyms: Silver Screen
Derivative terms: Cinematic

4. Verb. Record in film. "They will film the duet"; "The coronation was filmed"
Generic synonyms: Enter, Put Down, Record, Create, Make
Specialized synonyms: Cinematise, Cinematize, Microfilm
Derivative terms: Filming

5. Noun. Photographic material consisting of a base of celluloid covered with a photographic emulsion; used to make negatives or transparencies.

6. Noun. A thin coating or layer. "The table was covered with a film of dust"
Generic synonyms: Object, Physical Object
Specialized synonyms: Scum, Slick, Soap Film

7. Noun. A thin sheet of (usually plastic and usually transparent) material used to wrap or cover things.
Exact synonyms: Plastic Film
Specialized synonyms: Polaroid, Shrink-wrap
Generic synonyms: Flat Solid, Sheet, Wrap, Wrapper, Wrapping
Derivative terms: Filmy

Definition of Film

1. n. A thin skin; a pellicle; a membranous covering, causing opacity; hence, any thin, slight covering.

2. v. t. To cover with a thin skin or pellicle.

3. n. The layer, usually of gelatin or collodion, containing the sensitive salts of photographic plates; also, the flexible sheet of celluloid or the like on which this layer is sometimes mounted.

Definition of Film

1. Noun. A thin layer of some substance. ¹

2. Noun. (context: photography) A medium used to capture images in a camera. ¹

3. Noun. A motion picture. ¹

4. Verb. To record a motion picture on photographic film ¹

5. Verb. To cover with a thin skin or pellicle. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Film

1. to make a motion picture [v -ED, -ING, -S] : FILMABLE [adj]

Medical Definition of Film

1. 1. A thin skin; a pellicle; a membranous covering, causing opacity; hence, any thin, slight covering. "He from thick films shall purge the visual ray." (Pope) 2. A slender thread, as that of a cobweb. "Her whip of cricket's bone, the lash of film." (Shak) Origin: AS. Film skin, fr. Fell skin; akin to fylmen membrane, OFries. Filmene skin. See Fell skin. To cover with a thin skin or pellicle. "It will but skin and film the ulcerous place." (Shak) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Film Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Film

fillister
fillisters
fillo
fillock
fillos
fillowite
fillrate
fillrates
fills
fills in
fills out
fills the bill
fillup
fillups
filly
film (current term)
film-make
film-maker
film-makers
film advance
film badge
film badge holder
film badges
film changer
film clip
film crew
film crews
film director
film dosimetry
film editing

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