widescreen

wide-screen

[wahyd-skreen]
adjective
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:
1950–55

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widescreen (ˈwaɪdˌskriːn)
 
adj
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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