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Definition 1: a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where motion picture or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they went to a movie every Saturday night
  • the film was shot on location

Synonyms for motion picture in the sense of this definition

(motion picture is a kind of ...) an artifact that has been created by someone or some process

"they improve their product every year" "they export most of their agricultural production"

(motion picture is a kind of ...) a social event involving a public performance or entertainment

"they wanted to see some of the shows on Broadway"

(... is a kind of motion picture ) a film or TV program presenting the facts about a person or event

(... is a kind of motion picture ) a movie that shows ordinary people in actual activities without being controlled by a director

(... is a kind of motion picture ) a movie that is marked by a mood of pessimism, fatalism, menace, and cynical characters

"film noir was applied by French critics to describe American thriller or detective films in the 1940s"

(... is a kind of motion picture ) a pornographic movie

(... is a kind of motion picture ) the first print of a movie after preliminary editing

(... is a kind of motion picture ) a movie without a soundtrack

(... is a kind of motion picture ) a movie that apparently takes place at a slower than normal speed; achieved by taking the film at a faster rate

(... is a kind of motion picture ) a movie with synchronized speech and singing

(... is a kind of motion picture ) a movie with images having three dimensional form or appearance

(... is a kind of motion picture ) a play or film whose action and dialogue is interspersed with singing and dancing

(... is a kind of motion picture ) a brief film; often shown prior to showing the feature

(... is a kind of motion picture ) a movie featuring shooting and violence

(... is a kind of motion picture ) a movie that is advertised to draw customers

(... is a kind of motion picture ) a movie that juxtaposes different kinds of footage

(... is a kind of motion picture ) a film made at home by an amateur photographer

(... is a kind of motion picture ) the final edited version of a movie as approved by the director and producer

(... is a kind of motion picture ) the principal (full-length) film in a program at a movie theater

"the feature tonight is `Casablanca'"

(... is a kind of motion picture ) a movie that is made to be shown on television

(motion picture is a part of ...) film consisting of a succession of related shots that develop a given subject in a movie

(motion picture is a part of ...) an entry on a list of persons who contributed to a film or written work

"the credits were given at the end of the film"

(motion picture is a part of ...) translation of foreign dialogue of a movie or TV program; usually displayed at the bottom of the screen

(motion picture is a part of ...) a list of acknowledgements of those who contributed to the creation of a film (usually run at the end of the film)

(motion picture is a part of ...) a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film

(motion picture is the domain which ... is member of) provide (movies) with a soundtrack of a foreign language

(motion picture is the domain which ... is member of) make (motion picture sound) exactly simultaneous with the action

"synchronize this film"

(motion picture is the domain which ... is member of) make a film or photograph of something

"take a scene" "shoot a movie"

(motion picture is the domain which ... is member of) record on videotape

(motion picture is the domain which ... is member of) shoot again

"We had to reshoot that scene 24 times"

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