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wide-screen

[wahyd-skreen] /ˈwaɪdˈskrin/
adjective
1.
of, noting, or pertaining to motion pictures projected on a screen having greater width than height, usually in a ratio of 1 to 2.5.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55
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British Dictionary definitions for widescreen

widescreen

/ˈwaɪdˌskriːn/
adjective
1.
of or relating to a form of film projection or television broadcasting in which the screen has much greater width than height
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