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The medium in which movies are shown: graphic violence on the silver screen; a star of the silver screen.
[From a type of movie screen covered with silver-colored metallic paint.]
1. (Film) films collectively or the film industry
2. (Film) the screen onto which films are projected
motion pictures; the motion-picture industry.
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|Noun||1.||silver screen - the film industry|
|2.||silver screen - a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing|
surface - the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary; "there is a special cleaner for these surfaces"; "the cloth had a pattern of red dots on a white surface"
wide screen - a projection screen that is much wider than it is high