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

  • n. The narrow strip at one side of a movie film that carries the sound recording.
  • n. The music that accompanies a movie.
  • n. A commercial recording of such music.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A narrow strip running down a movie film that carries the recorded sound in synchronization with the pictures.
  • n. The sound (especially the music) component of a movie.
  • n. A recording of such music for sale.
  • v. To provide, or to act as the sound or music component of a film

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

  • n. sound recording on a narrow strip of a motion picture film


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