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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A format for presenting movies on television that maintains the rectangular theater image on a television screen by reducing the overall image until the full width can be seen, resulting in blank space above and below the image.;

Usage examples (39)
  • This lack of paper in my letterbox is a source of great sadness to me.
  • His most recent leaflet through my letterbox was the most patronising I've ever received, incidentally.
  • His occasional glossy colour leaflet coming through my letterbox is the signal for me to get the Zippo out.
  • At the moment, official contact in adoption is most often made through the "letterbox" process. for more
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