n. 25B6; noun
the scene of the accident : LOCATION, site, place, position, point, spot; locale, whereabouts; technical locus.
the scene is London, in the late 1890s : BACKGROUND, setting, context, milieu, backdrop, mise en scène.
terrible scenes of violence : INCIDENT, event, episode, happening.
an impressive mountain scene : VIEW, vista, outlook, panorama, sight; landscape, scenery.
she made an embarrassing scene : FUSS, exhibition of oneself, performance, tantrum, commotion, disturbance, row, upset, furore, brouhaha; informal to-do; Brit. informal carry-on.
the political scene : ARENA, stage, sphere, world, milieu, realm, domain; area of interest, field, province, preserve.
a scene from a Laurel and Hardy film : CLIP, section, segment, part, sequence.
25A0; behind the scenes SECRETLY, in secret, privately, in private, behind closed doors, surreptitiously; informal on the quiet, on the q.t.; formal sub rosa.