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Noun: scene  seen
  1. The place where some action occurs
    "the police returned to the scene of the crime"
     
  2. An incident (real or imaginary)
    "their parting was a sad scene"
     
  3. A distant view of a wide area, esp. one that is pleasant to look at
    - view, aspect, prospect, vista, panorama
     
  4. A consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film
    - shot
     
  5. A situation treated as an observable object
    "the political scene is favourable";
    - picture
     
  6. A subdivision of an act of a play
    "the first act has three scenes"
     
  7. A display of bad temper
    "he made a scene";
    - fit, tantrum, conniption [N. Amer], meltdown
     
  8. Graphic art consisting of the graphic or photographic representation of a visual percept
    "he painted scenes from everyday life";
    - view
     
  9. The context and environment in which something is set
    "the perfect scene for a ghost story";
    - setting, backdrop
     
  10. The painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale
    "they worked all night painting the scene";
    - scenery
Noun: mise en scène (mises en scène)
  1. Arrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted
    - stage setting, setting

Sounds like: scalars, sc, scen

Derived forms: scenes

Type of: area, bad temper, country, dramatic composition, dramatic work, environment, environs, exposure, graphic art, ill temper, incident, photo, photograph, pic, picture, set, situation, stage, stage set, state of affairs, surround, surroundings, visual image, visual percept

Part of: act, film, flick, motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, pic, picture, picture show

Encyclopedia: Scene