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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A thin skin or membrane. A movie. Also: A roll or strip of thin material that is coated with a substance that is sensitive to light, used to catch images before the digital age.

Usage examples (41)
  • No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our souls.
  • film coverage of sporting events
  • The film was shot on location
  • The table was covered with a film of dust for more
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