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pic

 (pĭk)
n. pl. pics or pix (pĭks) Slang
1. A photograph.
2. A movie.

[Short for picture.]

pic

(pɪk)
n, pl pics or pix
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) informal a photograph, picture, or illustration
[C20: shortened from picture]

pic

(pɪk)

n., pl. pix (piks), pics. Slang.
1. motion picture.
2. photograph.
[1880–85; by shortening of picture]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pic - a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movementpic - 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"
2.pic - a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slidepic - a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material
beefcake - a photograph of a muscular man in minimal attire
black and white, monochrome - a black-and-white photograph or slide
blueprint - photographic print of plans or technical drawings etc.
cheesecake - a photograph of an attractive woman in minimal attire
closeup - a photograph taken at close range
daguerreotype - a photograph made by an early photographic process; the image was produced on a silver plate sensitized to iodine and developed in mercury vapor
blowup, enlargement, magnification - a photographic print that has been enlarged
frame - a single one of a series of still transparent pictures forming a cinema, television or video film
glossy - a photograph that is printed on smooth shiny paper
headshot - a photograph of a person's head
hologram, holograph - the intermediate photograph (or photographic record) that contains information for reproducing a three-dimensional image by holography
longshot - a photograph taken from a distance
microdot - photograph reduced to the size of a dot (usually for purposes of security)
arial mosaic, photomosaic, mosaic - arrangement of aerial photographs forming a composite picture
mug shot, mugshot - a photograph of someone's face (especially one made for police records)
photocopy - a photographic copy of written or printed or graphic work
photographic print, print - a printed picture produced from a photographic negative
photomicrograph - a photograph taken with the help of a microscope
radiograph, shadowgraph, skiagram, skiagraph, radiogram - a photographic image produced on a radiosensitive surface by radiation other than visible light (especially by X-rays or gamma rays)
representation - a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something
snapshot, snap, shot - an informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held camera; "my snapshots haven't been developed yet"; "he tried to get unposed shots of his friends"
spectrogram, spectrograph - a photographic record of a spectrum
stereoscopic photograph, stereoscopic picture, stereo - two photographs taken from slightly different angles that appear three-dimensional when viewed together
still - a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes); "he wanted some stills for a magazine ad"
telephoto, telephotograph - a photograph made with a telephoto lens
telephotograph - a photograph transmitted and reproduced over a distance
time exposure - a photograph produced with a relatively long exposure time
vignette - a photograph whose edges shade off gradually
wedding picture - photographs of bride and groom and their friends taken at their wedding
scene, shot - a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film
Translations

pic

[pɪk] (pics, pix (pl)) N ABBR
1. =picture (= photo) → foto f
2. (= movie) → película f
3. pics (= cinema) → cine m
to go to the picsir al cine

pic

[ˈpɪk] n
(= film) → film m
(= photo) → photo f

pic

n (inf: = photo) → Foto nt
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