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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A movie.
  • n. The movie industry.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A sequence of images depicting people or objects in motion, preserved on a recording medium and capable of being projected for viewing.
  • n. A film.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A series of pictures on a strip of film, taken at regular intervals in rapid succession (now usually 24 frames per second for ordinary work) by a special camera, intended to capture the image of objects in motion.
  • the display of the images captured on a motion picture{1}, presented to the eye in very rapid succession by projection from a special apparatus (a movie projector), with shows some or all of the objects in the picture represented in changing positions, producing, by persistence of vision, the optical effect of a continuous picture in which the objects appear to move as they did in the original scene.
  • The conceptual or informational content of a motion picture{1}; the actions or events represented in a motion picture{1}; the story line of a movie.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement

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