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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"
Translations

wide-screen

[ˈwaɪdskriːn] ADJ [film] → para pantalla ancha; [television set] → de pantalla ancha, con pantalla panorámica
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