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Meaning of MOTION PICTURE

Pronunciation:  'mowshun 'pikchur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a form of entertainment that enacts a story by a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"
 
 Synonyms: film, flick, movie, moving picture, pic, picture, picture show
 
 See Also: 3D, 3-D, caption, cinema verite, coming attraction, credit, credits, docudrama, documentary, documentary film, episode, feature, feature film, home movie, infotainment, peepshow, scene, sequence, shoot-'em-up, short subject, shot, show, silent movie, slow motion, subtitle, talkie, talking picture, three-D

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mo"tion pic"ture\
A moving picture.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: 3-D, animated cartoon, black-and-white film, boom shot, cartoon, chiller, cine, cinema, Cinemascope, Cinerama, close-up, color film, creepie, deuce shot, documentary, documentary film, educational film, feature, film, flick, flicker, follow-focus shot, full shot, group shot, horror picture, horse opera, kinescope, long shot, matte shot, medium shot, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, newsreel, nudie, pan shot, panoramic shot, photodrama, photoplay, picture, picture show, pornographic film, preview, process shot, rap shot, retake, short, shot, show, silent, silent film, skin flick, sneak preview, spaghetti Western, take, talkie, talking picture, Technicolor, thriller, trailer, travel shot, trucking shot, underground film, Western, zoom shot
 

 

 

 

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