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adj.
1. of, noting, or pertaining to motion pictures projected on a screen having greater width than height, in an average ratio of 2.5 to 1.
2. of, noting, or pertaining to a television screen that is larger than average.
[1950–55]
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Adj.1.wide-screen - (motion pictures) projected on a screen with much greater width than heightwide-screen - (motion pictures) projected on a screen with much greater width than height
broad, wide - having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other; "wide roads"; "a wide necktie"; "wide margins"; "three feet wide"; "a river two miles broad"; "broad shoulders"; "a broad river"
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wide-screen

[ˈwaɪdskriːn] ADJ [film] → para pantalla ancha; [television set] → de pantalla ancha, con pantalla panorámica
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NEC Display Solutions of America has introduced the MultiSync E245WMi-BK wide-screen desktop monitor with LED backlighting.
Because we have always been used to seeing our screen filled by the close-up production of one artist are we to believe then, that this background space in closeups on the wide-screen is not attractive?
Designed for ease of use and improved productivity, the Vision T5c features an ergonomic, wide-screen layout and an advanced touch-screen interface that offers twice the display area of other CNC controls.
Not to mention the wide-screen televisions, PlayStations and three good meals a day.
These wide-screen monitors mount under the cameras using Autocue's propriety Magic Arm technology, providing on-camera talent with precise, live broadcast picture feedback.
Hutto, TX, December 17, 2010 --(PR.com)-- TouchSystems, a leader in the touch screen industry, announced today the release of the TouchSystems WTE Series, a wide-screen compliment to its newly released TouchSystems TE Series.
What's new: The upgrade scheduled for a late summer release will offer new/updated operating system support, interfaces to all recent versions of Adobe InDesign and QuarkXPress, a single Design Area that puts everything on one screen, greater use of wide-screen displays, an interactive list of ads with placement conflicts, PDF ad previews, and trial versions of The AdBoss Suite.
The machines have a 15.6" High Definition Ultrabright LCD wide-screen display and AMD processors, integrated Wi-Fi and a high definition webcam.
OTHER weird and wacky items left abandoned by passengers include: * old shoes, wheelchairs and walking sticks left on their buses at the end of each day; * mobile phones, wallets and keys, and found half a set of false teeth; * pushchairs and crutches; * a brand new bicycle wrapped up as a Christmas present, bags of newly-bought groceries and a wide-screen television have also been found.
Features of the lounge include flat screen televisions, bathrooms with shower facilities, a collection of international and local newspapers and magazines, wide-screen displays alerting passengers to flight schedules and a 24-hour buffet.
Nevertheless, the system's wide-screen, DVD-quality (480p) images look great on large monitors.<p>Four more attributes make this system enticing: It's easy to set up and use; the $3,000 street price puts several units within buying reach; it's based on industry video standards (H.264, H.263, and H.261), so you can connect with partners that might have other vendors' hardware; and Polycom's own Lost Packet Recovery (LPR) algorithm delivers smooth video over slow or congested connections (as low as 256 Kbps).<p>We successfully tested a QDX 6000 by dialing in to an identical unit at Polycom (a cross-country hop over a relatively slow cable modem).