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noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a thin coating.
The old car in the garage was covered with a film of dust.The birds' feathers were covered with a film of oil.
definition 2: a thin cellulose strip covered with a light-sensitive material, used to make photographic images.
The film was old, and the images in the photographs were not clear.The photographer loaded the camera with fresh film.
definition 3: a motion picture; movie.
I've seen this actor in many British films.Do you want to go see a film tonight?
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definition 4: (often cap.) motion pictures generally, or the motion picture industry.
She is a star of both stage and film.
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definition 5: a thin, membranous layer.
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definition 6: a hazy cloud; mist; blur.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: filmed, filming, films
definition 1: to cover with a film or thin layer.
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definition 2: to photograph with a movie camera.
My brother filmed the wedding for us.The movie was filmed on location in France.
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definition 3: to make a film version of.
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to become covered with a thin layer or coating.
The cat's eye appears to be filming.
definition 2: to make a movie.
They'll be filming in Rome next month.
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broader categories that include film
similar to film
some actions associated with film
some actions involved in filming
some categories of films
some descriptions of films
some elements of films
some kinds of films
some people associated with films
some places associated with films
some qualities of films
some things used in films