short subject

noun Movies.
a short film, as a documentary or travelogue, shown as part of a program with a feature-length film.
Also called short.


Origin:
1940–45

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short subject
 
n
chiefly (US) a short film, esp one presented between screenings of a feature film

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Each program is considerably enlivened by the short subject that accompanies the feature.
Secondly, a short subject on voluntary corrective action.
Each chapter has a bibliography of references, and the book concludes with a short subject index.
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