|1.||a. a sequence of images of moving objects photographed by a camera and providing the optical illusion of continuous movement when projected onto a screen|
|b. a form of entertainment, information, etc, composed of such a sequence of images and shown in a cinema, etc|
|c. (as modifier): film techniques|
|2.||a thin flexible strip of cellulose coated with a photographic emulsion, used to make negatives and transparencies|
|3.||a thin coating or layer|
|4.||a thin sheet of any material, as of plastic for packaging|
|5.||a fine haze, mist, or blur|
|6.||a gauzy web of filaments or fine threads|
|7.||pathol an abnormally opaque tissue, such as the cornea in some eye diseases|
|8.||a. to photograph with a cine camera|
|b. to make a film of (a screenplay, event, etc)|
|[Old English filmen membrane; related to Old Frisian filmene, Greek pelma sole of the foot; see |
A light-sensitive or x-ray-sensitive substance used in taking photographs or radiographs.
A thin layer or membranous coating.