picture show

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

Derivationally related forms: ↑film (for: ↑film)
Members of this Topic:
dub, ↑synchronize, ↑synchronise, ↑film, ↑shoot, ↑take, ↑videotape, ↑tape, ↑reshoot
Hypernyms: ↑show, ↑product, ↑production
Part Meronyms:
sequence, ↑episode, ↑credit, ↑subtitle, ↑caption, ↑credits, ↑scene, ↑shot

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1. : an exhibition of paintings
3. : a motion-picture theater

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Older Use.
2. a motion-picture theater.
[1865-70, in sense "exhibition of pictures"; 1910-15 for current senses]

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picture show,
U.S. Informal.
1. a motion picture.
2. a motion-picture theater.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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