Associations to the word «Film»


FILM, noun. A thin layer of some substance; a pellicle; a membranous covering, causing opacity.
FILM, noun. (photography) A medium used to capture images in a camera.
FILM, noun. A motion picture.
FILM, noun. A slender thread, such as that of a cobweb.
FILM, verb. To record a motion picture on photographic film
FILM, verb. To cover with a thin skin or pellicle.
FILM BADGE, noun. A piece of photographic film worn on the torso to act as dosimeter in order to record radiation exposure to the wearer.
FILM BADGE HOLDER, noun. A device for holding a film badge which acts not only as a holder, but also as a spectrum analyser, to allow determination of the dose in sieverts.
FILM BADGES, noun. Plural of film badge
FILM BLANC, noun. A film characterized by an optimistic outlook, contrasting with film noir.
FILM CREW, noun. (film) The group of people, excluding the cast and producers, who are hired by a film company to make a film.
FILM CREWS, noun. Plural of film crew
FILM DIRECTOR, noun. A person who directs and supervises the production of a movie, especially as profession.
FILM DIRECTORS, noun. Plural of film director
FILM INDUSTRIES, noun. Plural of film industry
FILM INDUSTRY, noun. The technological and commercial institutions of filmmaking
FILM MAKER, noun. Alternative spelling of filmmaker
FILM MAKING, noun. Alternative spelling of filmmaking
FILM NOIR, noun. A film characterized by low-key lighting, a bleak urban setting, and corrupt, cynical or desperate characters.
FILM NOIRS, noun. Plural of film noir
FILM OUT, verb. To transfer images or animation from videotape or digital files to a traditional celluloid film print
FILM PROJECTOR, noun. An opto-mechanical device for displaying motion pictures by projecting them on a projection screen (Movie projector for projection of moving images from film).
FILM PROJECTOR, noun. An opto-mechanical device for displaying still pictures by projecting them on a projection screen (Slide projector for projection of still images from film).
FILM PROJECTORS, noun. Plural of film projector
FILM PUNCTUATION, noun. Any of several techniques to form transitions between scenes
FILM SET, noun. The enclosure in which a film scene is shot; includes scenery and props
FILM SETS, noun. Plural of film set
FILM SPEED, noun. (photography) A measure of a film's sensitivity to light; faster films needing shorter exposures
FILM SPEEDS, noun. Plural of film speed
FILM STAR, noun. (British) A movie star
FILM STARS, noun. Plural of film star
FILM STRIP, noun. Alternative form of filmstrip

Dictionary definition

FILM, noun. A form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location".
FILM, noun. A medium that disseminates moving pictures; "theater pieces transferred to celluloid"; "this story would be good cinema"; "film coverage of sporting events".
FILM, noun. Photographic material consisting of a base of celluloid covered with a photographic emulsion; used to make negatives or transparencies.
FILM, noun. A thin coating or layer; "the table was covered with a film of dust".
FILM, noun. A thin sheet of (usually plastic and usually transparent) material used to wrap or cover things.
FILM, verb. Make a film or photograph of something; "take a scene"; "shoot a movie".
FILM, verb. Record in film; "The coronation was filmed".

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne