n.1.A thin skin; a pellicle; a membranous covering, causing opacity.
2.hence, any thin layer covering a surface.
3.A slender thread, as that of a cobweb.
Her whip of cricket's bone, the lash of film.
- Shak.
4.(Photog.) The layer, usually of gelatin or collodion, containing the sensitive salts of photographic plates.
5.(Photog.) a flexible sheet of celluloid or other plastic material to which a light-sensitive layer has been applied, used for recording images by the processes of photography. It is commonly used in rolls mounted within light-proof canisters suitable for simple insertion into cameras designed for such canisters. On such rolls, varying numbers of photographs may be taken before the canister needs to be replaced.
6.a motion picture.
7.the art of making motion pictures; - used mostly in the phrase the film.
8.a thin transparent sheet of plastic, used for wrapping objects; as, polyethylene film.
Celluloid film
(Photog.) a thin flexible sheet of celluloid, coated with a sensitized emulsion of gelatin, and used as a substitute for photographic plates.
Cut film
(Photog.) a celluloid film cut into pieces suitable for use in a camera.
v. t.1.To cover with a thin skin or pellicle.
2.to make a motion picture of (any event or literary work); to record with a movie camera; as, to film the inauguration ceremony; to film Dostoevsky's War and Peace.
Noun1.Filmfilm - a form of entertainment that enacts a story by a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"
2.film - a medium that disseminates moving pictures; "theater pieces transferred to celluloid"; "this story would be good cinema"; "film coverage of sporting events"
Synonyms: cinema, celluloid
3.film - a thin coating or layer; "the table was covered with a film of dust"
4.film - a thin sheet of (usually plastic and usually transparent) material used to wrap or cover things
Synonyms: plastic film
5.Filmfilm - photographic material consisting of a base of celluloid covered with a photographic emulsion; used to make negatives or transparencies
Verb1.film - make a film or photograph of something; "take a scene"; "shoot a movie"
Synonyms: shoot, take
2.film - record in film; "The coronation was filmed"
To dream that you are watching a film, signifies that you are analyzing yourself and your own thoughts without being emotionally attached.3-D, Cinemascope, Cinerama, London fog, London special, Photostat, Rabelaisianism, Technicolor, Western, X-rated movie, X-ray, Xerox, actor-proof, all-star, animated cartoon, apply to, backing, ballet, balletic, bawdiness, bawdry, bibliofilm, bipack, black-and-white film, blanket, blear, block, blue movie, blur, bulletin board, calotype, canopy, capture on film, card, cartoon, cartridge, catalog card, chiller, cine, cinema, cinematic, cinematographic, cloak, clothe, cloud, coat, coating, collop, color film, color negative film, cope, cover, cover up, covering, cowl, creepie, curtain, cut, deal, defocus, dim, dirt, dirtiness, dirty movie, disc, disk, documentary, documentary film, dope, dramatic, dramatical, dramaturgic, drisk, drizzling mist, dry plate, dusting, eclipse, educational film, emulsion, enamel, erotic art, erotic literature, erotographomania, facing, fade away, feature, fescenninity, feuille, file, filing card, filmic, filth, filthiness, flap, flick, flicker, fog, foil, fold, foulness, frame, frost smoke, fur, gauze, glaze, ham, hammy, haze, haziness, histrionic, hood, horror picture, horse opera, iconolagny, index card, integument, lacquer, lamella, lamina, laminated glass, laminated wood, lap, lay on, lay over, layer, leaf, legitimate, lewdness, library catalog, lose resolution, magnetic tape, mantle, mask, melodramatic, membrane, microcard, microdot, microfiche, microfilm, milked, mist, mistiness, monochromatic film, monodramatic, motion picture, motion-picture film, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, muffle, mug, murkiness, nastiness, negative, newsreel, nudie, obduce, obscenity, obscure, occult, offensiveness, operatic, orthochromatic film, overacted, overlay, overplayed, overspread, pack, paint, pale, pan, panchromatic film, pane, panel, patina, pea soup, pea-soup fog, peasouper, peel, pellicle, phonograph record, photodrama, photograph, photographic paper, photomap, photoplay, pic, picture, picture show, plait, plank, plate, plating, platter, ply, plywood, pornographic art, pornographic film, pornographic literature, pornographomania, pornography, preview, printing paper, put on, radiograph, rasher, revetment, ribaldry, roentgenograph, roll, safety glass, salaciousness, salacity, scale, scenic, scoreboard, scorecard, scoresheet, screen, scum, scurrility, sexploitation, sheet, shield, shoot, short, show, silent, silent film, skin, skin flick, slab, slat, slice, slip, smog, smut, smuttiness, snap, snapshoot, snapshot, sneak preview, soft-core pornography, soften, sound film, sound track, sound-on-film, soundstripe, spaghetti Western, spectacular, spread over, stag film, stagelike, stageworthy, stagy, starstruck, steam, stellar, superimpose, superpose, table, tablet, take, take a photograph, talbotype, talkie, talking picture, tape, theaterlike, theatrical, thespian, thriller, thrown away, ticker tape, trailer, tripack, underacted, underground film, underplayed, vapor, varnish, vaudevillian, vehicle, veil, veneer, video, videotape, vileness, wafer
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Filled cheese
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filling station
Fillister screw had
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