silver screen


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silver screen

n.
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.]

silver screen

n
1. (Film) films collectively or the film industry
2. (Film) the screen onto which films are projected

sil′ver screen′


n.
motion pictures; the motion-picture industry.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.silver screen - the film industry
cinema, film, celluloid - a medium that disseminates moving pictures; "theater pieces transferred to celluloid"; "this story would be good cinema"; "film coverage of sporting events"
2.silver screen - a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewingsilver 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
Translations

silver screen

n the silver screenil cinema (attività)
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