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moving picture

n.
A movie.

moving picture

n
(Film) another name for motion picture

mo′tion pic′ture


n.
1. a sequence of consecutive photographic images projected onto a screen in such rapid succession as to give the illusion of movement.
2. a story, narrative, incident, or message presented in this form.
3. motion pictures, movie (def. 3).
[1890–95]
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Noun1.moving picture - a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movementmoving picture - a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"
product, production - an artifact that has been created by someone or some process; "they improve their product every year"; "they export most of their agricultural production"
sequence, episode - film consisting of a succession of related shots that develop a given subject in a movie
credit - an entry on a list of persons who contributed to a film or written work; "the credits were given at the end of the film"
subtitle, caption - translation of foreign dialogue of a movie or TV program; usually displayed at the bottom of the screen
credits - a list of acknowledgements of those who contributed to the creation of a film (usually run at the end of the film)
telefilm - a movie that is made to be shown on television
scene, shot - a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film
feature film, feature - the principal (full-length) film in a program at a movie theater; "the feature tonight is `Casablanca'"
final cut - the final edited version of a movie as approved by the director and producer
home movie - a film made at home by an amateur photographer
collage film - a movie that juxtaposes different kinds of footage
coming attraction - a movie that is advertised to draw customers
shoot-'em-up - a movie featuring shooting and violence
short subject - a brief film; often shown prior to showing the feature
docudrama, documentary, documentary film, infotainment - a film or TV program presenting the facts about a person or event
cinema verite - a movie that shows ordinary people in actual activities without being controlled by a director
film noir - a movie that is marked by a mood of pessimism, fatalism, menace, and cynical characters; "film noir was applied by French critics to describe American thriller or detective films in the 1940s"
skin flick - a pornographic movie
rough cut - the first print of a movie after preliminary editing
silent movie, silent picture, silents - a movie without a soundtrack
slow motion - a movie that apparently takes place at a slower than normal speed; achieved by taking the film at a faster rate
talkie, talking picture - a movie with synchronized speech and singing
3D, 3-D, three-D - a movie with images having three dimensional form or appearance
show - a social event involving a public performance or entertainment; "they wanted to see some of the shows on Broadway"
musical, musical comedy, musical theater - a play or film whose action and dialogue is interspersed with singing and dancing
dub - provide (movies) with a soundtrack of a foreign language
synchronise, synchronize - make (motion picture sound) exactly simultaneous with the action; "synchronize this film"
film, shoot, take - make a film or photograph of something; "take a scene"; "shoot a movie"
videotape, tape - record on videotape
reshoot - shoot again; "We had to reshoot that scene 24 times"
References in classic literature ?
Many evenings they spent like this, varied with an occasional dance, with trips to the Orpheum and to Bell's Theater, or to the moving picture shows, or to the Friday night band concerts in City Hall Park.
The minister made a grand and moving picture of the assembling together of the world's hosts at the millen- nium when the lion and the lamb should lie down to- gether and a little child should lead them.
He saw the distant slaves at their toil; he saw afar their villages of huts gleaming out in long rows on many a plantation, distant from the stately mansions and pleasure-grounds of the master;--and as the moving picture passed on, his poor, foolish heart would be turning backward to the Kentucky farm, with its old shadowy beeches,--to the master's house, with its wide, cool halls, and, near by, the little cabin overgrown with the multiflora and bignonia.
If this story proves anything (beyond the advantage of being in good training when you fight), it proves that you cannot get away from the moving pictures even in a place like Millbourne; for as Sally sat there, nursing Tom, it suddenly struck her that this was the very situation with which that 'Romance of the Middle Ages' film ended.
It is the way of cub reporters, city newspapers, and flat-floor populations which get their thrills from moving pictures and for which the real world and all its spaciousness does not exist.
There's a scenic railway, a water toboggan slide, a concert band, a theatre, wild animals, moving pictures, and so forth and so forth.
This includes the conception and production of moving picture contributions with the goal of the permanent further development and transformation of moving picture formats in German and English language.
6) However, the use of both letters continued, with the Moving Picture World, one of America's leading trade publications of the nickelodeon era, complaining in 1913 that English and Australian newspapers used the letters c and k "indiscriminately," resulting in a "confusing" situation that "should be stopped.
2) Even prior to the advent of the newsreel, however, moving picture companies during the early cinema period produced a vast number of individual nonfiction "motion picture sequences.
The moving picture cultures of France and the United States take pride of place, with some consideration of Germany, Italy, and England.
w album A Moving Picture features studio boffins from within and without what he calls his "circle", each of whom brings their own sensibility and unique atmosphere to bear on the tracks.
Customers can personalize this-one-of-a kind moving picture with their own imagination through photos,texts,or names they would like to add.