Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The medium in which movies are shown.

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  • noun the cinema screen onto which movies are projected
  • noun idiomatic By extension, the movies or that related to movies or cinema.

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

  • noun the film industry
  • noun a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing

Etymologies

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

[From a type of movie screen covered with silver-colored metallic paint.]

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