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blue screen

n
(Film) a special effects film technique involving filming actors against a blue screen on which effects such as computerized graphics can be added later and integrated into a single sequence
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The walls leaned together abruptly and the canyon ended in a chaos of rocks, moss-covered and hidden by a green screen of vines and creepers and boughs of trees.
His eyes could not pierce the green screen through which the stream rippled away, but to his ears came the voice of a man.
The green screen was burst asunder, and a man peered out at the meadow and the pool and the sloping side-hill.
He crossed the stream below the pool and disappeared through the green screen. There was little opportunity for the spirit of the place to return with its quietude and repose, for the man's voice, raised in ragtime song, still dominated the canyon with possession.
He glanced around--at the blankets bowered in a green screen and waiting, at the campfire and the blackened, battered coffee pot, at the well-worn hatchet, half buried in a tree trunk, and lastly at Saxon.
One crawled through tight-locked briers and branches, and found oneself on the very edge, peering out and down through a green screen. A couple of hundred feet in length and width, it was half of that in depth.
'Now you know; and that's all I have got to say.' With which words she hurried into the house, as if to shake off the responsibility of my appearance; and left me standing at the garden-gate, looking disconsolately over the top of it towards the parlour window, where a muslin curtain partly undrawn in the middle, a large round green screen or fan fastened on to the windowsill, a small table, and a great chair, suggested to me that my aunt might be at that moment seated in awful state.
ON TIME TRAVEL: Because of all the special effects, Paula worked in front of a green screen, a screen that computer-generates effects behind the actors.
Part of CA's portfolio of e-business information management solutions, COOL:2E Web Option expands the capabilities of CA's COOL:2E development tool for iSeries and AS/400 applications with such features as automatic conversion of green screen interfaces into HTML pages, the provision of rapid web access for existing applications and client side Script/Java applets.
On your TV, it looks like a meteorologist (weather expert) points to a weather map, but in reality he or she indicates a blank green screen while weather maps are digitally superimposed.
The WID tool replaces the traditional 'green screen' terminals with more ergonomic HTML pages and allows users to see only the information relevant to them.
Our annual Green Screen Awards salute the most (and -- with the accompanying Brown Screen Awards -- the least) environmental films of the previous year.