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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 [informal], piccy [informal], 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