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1. A thin skin or membrane.
2. A thin, opaque, abnormal coating on the cornea of the eye.
3. A thin covering or coating: a film of dust on the piano.
4. A thin, flexible, transparent sheet, as of plastic, used in wrapping or packaging.
a. A thin sheet or strip of flexible material, such as a cellulose derivative or a thermoplastic resin, coated with a photosensitive emulsion and used to make photographic negatives or transparencies.
b. A thin sheet or strip of developed photographic negatives or transparencies.
a. A movie, especially one recorded on film.
b. The presentation of such a work.
c. A long, narrative movie.
d. Movies collectively, especially when considered as an art form.
v. filmed, film·ing, films
1. To cover with or as if with a film.
2. To record on film or video using a movie camera: film a rocket launch; film a scene from a ballet.
1. To become coated or obscured with or as if with a film: The window filmed over with moisture.
2. To make or shoot scenes for a movie.
[Middle English, from Old English filmen; see pel-3 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
(Film) esp Brit the activity of shooting the scenes of a film
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|Noun||1.||filming - the act of making a film |
take - the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption
animation - the making of animated cartoons
filming[ˈfɪlmɪŋ] n → tournage mfilm-maker filmmaker [ˈfɪlmmeɪkər] n (mainly British) → cinéaste mffilm noir [ˌfɪlmˈnwɑːr] n → film m noirfilm première n → première ffilm rating n (British) système de classification des filmsfilm rights npl → droits mpl d'adaptation cinématographiquefilm set n → plateau m de tournagefilm star n → vedette f de cinéma
He's a film star → C'est une vedette de cinéma.film studio n → studio m (de cinéma)film test n → bout m d'essai