Meaning of FILM in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ fɪlm ]
( films, filming, filmed)
Frequency: The word is one of the 700 most common words in English.
A film consists of moving pictures that have been recorded so that they can be shown at the cinema or on television. A film tells a story, or shows a real situation. ( mainly BRIT; in AM, use movie )
Everything about the film was good. Good acting, good story, good fun.
If you film something, you use a camera to take moving pictures which can be shown on a screen or on television.
He had filmed her life story...
Considering the restrictions under which she filmed, I think she did a commendable job.
VERB : V n , V
Film of something is moving pictures of a real event that are shown on television or on a screen.
They have seen news film of families queueing in Russia to buy a loaf of bread.
A film is the narrow roll of plastic that is used in a camera to take photographs.
The photographers had already shot a dozen rolls of film.
The making of cinema films, considered as a form of art or a business, can be referred to as film or films . ( mainly BRIT )
Film is a business with limited opportunities for actresses...
She wanted to set up her own company to invest in films.
N-UNCOUNT : also N in pl
A film of powder, liquid, or oil is a very thin layer of it.
The sea is coated with a film of raw sewage.
N-COUNT : usu sing , usu with supp
Plastic film is a very thin sheet of plastic used to wrap and cover things. ( BRIT; in AM, use plastic wrap , Saran wrap )
Cover with plastic film and refrigerate for 24 hours.
N-UNCOUNT : usu adj N
see also clingfilm
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006