(redirected from filmstrips)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.


A length of film containing a series of photographs, diagrams, or other graphic matter prepared for still projection.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.


(Photography) a strip of film composed of different images projected separately as slides
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014



a length of film containing a series of related transparencies for projection on a screen.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.


[ˈfɪlmˌstrɪp] nfilmina
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
For Edwards, in 1988, the formats for materials were print, kits with cassette tapes, books (which were available for student check out), and filmstrips. Laserdiscs and CD-ROM were the hot new formats.
Unlike the films at the Youth Hidon, the connection between the filmstrips and the Bible contest did not seem connected to the questions the contestants were asked to answer.
Regardless of the controversy the filmstrips caused, the filmstrips continued to be used in the sex education curriculum until 1999 when the sexual education curriculum was changed to a new program called Our Whole Lives.
Remember the clunky foldout cameras and square filmstrips you had to shake up and down to speed the development?
Many states used the same textbooks and filmstrips, and teachers covered similar topics in classrooms across the country.
In turn, SHR was adapted for each new electronic medium, including audiotapes, filmstrips, videocassettes, CDs, DVDs, and the internet, and will be adapted again for whatever new technologies come our way.
The piece as a whole suggests a narrative--the forced combination of distinct and quite different images feels something like pieces of unrelated filmstrips taped together that, once run through a projector, would somehow make logical sense as a short story in which the figure sails across a bright seascape.
This new “edit bay” allows editors to cut video by using finger touch commands on tactile filmstrips, bringing the spirit of classical filmmaking together with cutting-edge digital editing capabilities.
We prescribe only the filmstrips, and not for more than one week at a time.
The evening included the show of the documentary film "Bridge 53", "Following in the footsteps of Ella Maillart in Central Asia", filmstrips about the Kyrgyz-Swiss company for the production of Swiss cheese in Kyrgyzstan, as well as exhibition and sale of handicrafts, exhibition of photographs and drawings of Kyrgyzstan.
Again, the author (and the team behind her) has constructed a wonderful blend of the visual (photographs, comic strips, journal images, timelines, inserts, filmstrips and portraits) with the textual (trophy boards, passport pages, quotes and journal entries).
Projected pictures come in the form of slides, OHP, filmstrips, microfiche, etc.