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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See screen.

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  • n. the cinema screen onto which movies are projected
  • n. By extension, the movies or that related to movies or cinema.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the film industry
  • n. a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing

Etymologies

From a type of movie screen covered with silver-colored metallic paint.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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