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Noun: film  film
  1. 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";
    - movie, picture, moving picture, moving-picture show, motion picture, motion-picture show, picture show, pic [informal], flick [informal]
  2. A medium that disseminates moving pictures
    "film coverage of sporting events";
    - cinema, celluloid, big screen [informal]
  3. Photographic material consisting of a base of celluloid covered with a photographic emulsion; used to make negatives or transparencies
    - photographic film
  4. A thin coating or layer
    "the table was covered with a film of dust"
  5. A thin sheet of (usually plastic and usually transparent) material used to wrap or cover things
    - plastic film
Verb: film  film
  1. Make a film or photograph of something
    "film a movie";
    - shoot, take
  2. Record in film
    "The coronation was filmed"

Derived forms: filming, films, filmed

Type of: article, create, enter, flat solid, make, medium, object, photographic material, photographic paper, physical object, product, production, put down, record, sheet, wrap, wrapper, wrapping

Encyclopedia: Film, Film, Film