Film - (n.) A thin skin; a pellicle; a membranous covering, causing opacity; hence, any thin, slight covering.
Film - (n.) A slender thread, as that of a cobweb.
Film - (v. t.) To cover with a thin skin or pellicle.
Filminess - (n.) State of being filmy.
Filmy - (a.) Composed of film or films.
Infilm - (v. t.) To cover with a film; to coat thinly; as, to infilm one metal with another in the process of gilding; to infilm the glass of a mirror.
Film - —n. 1 thin coating or covering layer. 2 strip or sheet of plastic etc. Coated with light-sensitive emulsion for exposure in a camera. 3 a story, episode, etc., on film, with the illusion of movement. B (in pl.) The cinema industry. 4 slight veil or haze etc. 5 dimness or morbid growth affecting the eyes. —v. 1 make a photographic film of (a scene, story, etc.). 2 cover or become covered with or as with a film. [old english]
Cling film - n. Thin transparent plastic covering for food.
Film-goer - n. Person who frequents the cinema.
Filmsetting - n. Typesetting by projecting characters on to photographic film. film-set v. Film-setter n.
Film star - n. Celebrated film actor or actress.
Film-strip - n. Series of transparencies in a strip for projection.
Filmy - adj. (-ier, -iest) 1 thin and translucent. 2 covered with or as with a film.
Microfilm - —n. Length of film bearing microphotographs of documents etc. —v. Photograph on microfilm.
Self-fulfilment - n. Fulfilment of one's ambitions etc.
Supporting film - n. (also supporting picture etc.) Less important film in a cinema programme.
Wish-fulfilment - n. Tendency for subconscious desire to be satisfied in fantasy.
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