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

  • n. A sequence of photographs projected onto a screen with sufficient rapidity as to create the illusion of motion and continuity.
  • n. A connected cinematic narrative represented in this form.
  • n. A showing of a movie. Often used in the plural: During the movie, the person in front of me kept talking. Would you like to go to the movies tonight?
  • n. The movie industry.

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  • n. A motion picture.
  • n. A cinema.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A motion picture.
  • n. A motion picture show; the event of showing a motion picture. In the pl., the event of showing a motion picture at a movie theater.
  • n. The motion picture industry or medium, generally.

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


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

Shortening and alteration of moving picture.

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From moving picture.


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