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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Film  \Film\,  n.  (Photog.) 
  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. 
 
  {Celluloid  film}  (Photog.),  a  thin  flexible  sheet  of 
  celluloid,  coated  with  a  sensitized  emulsion  of  gelatin, 
  and  used  as  a  substitute  for  photographic  plates. 
 
  {Cut  film}  (Photog.),  a  celluloid  film  cut  into  pieces 
  suitable  for  use  in  a  camera. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Film  \Film\,  n.  [AS.  film  skin,  fr  fell  skin;  akin  to  fylmen 
  membrane,  OFries  filmene  skin.  See  {Fell}  skin.] 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Film  \Film\,  v.  t. 
  To  cover  with  a  thin  skin  or  pellicle. 
 
  It  will  but  skin  and  film  the  ulcerous  place  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  film 
  n  1:  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"  [syn:  {movie},  {picture},  {moving 
  picture},  {motion  picture},  {picture  show},  {flick}] 
  2:  a  medium  (art  or  business)  that  disseminates  moving 
  pictures:  "theater  pieces  transferred  to  celluloid";  "this 
  story  would  be  good  cinema";  "film  coverange  of  sporting 
  events"  [syn:  {cinema},  {celluloid}] 
  3:  a  base  of  celluloid  covered  with  a  photographic  emulsion; 
  used  to  make  negatives  or  transparencies  [syn:  {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  [syn:  {plastic  film}] 
  v  1:  make  a  film  or  photograph  of  something  "take  a  scene"; 
  "shoot  a  movie"  [syn:  {shoot},  {take}] 
  2:  record  in  film;  "The  coronation  was  filmed" 




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