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Definition 1: the painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where scene or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they worked all night painting the scenery

Synonyms for scene in the sense of this definition

(scene is a kind of ...) representation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production

"the sets were meticulously authentic"

(... is a kind of scene ) scenery hung at back of stage

(... is a kind of scene ) scenery consisting of a wooden frame covered with painted canvas; part of a stage setting

(... is a kind of scene ) scenery used to block the audience's view of parts of the stage that should not be seen

(... is a kind of scene ) a piece of scenery intended to stand alone as part of the stage setting

Definition 2: graphic art consisting of the graphic or photographic representation of a visual percept - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where scene or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he painted scenes from everyday life
  • figure 2 shows photographic and schematic views of the equipment

Synonyms for scene in the sense of this definition

(scene is a kind of ...) the arts of drawing or painting or printmaking

(scene is a part of ...) something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation

"a moving picture of a train is more dramatic than a still picture of the same subject"

Definition 3: the visual percept of a region - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where scene or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views

Synonyms for scene in the sense of this definition

(scene is a kind of ...) a percept that arises from the eyes; an image in the visual system

(... is a kind of scene ) the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground

"he posed her against a background of rolling hills"

(... is a kind of scene ) the area within view

"the coast is clear"

(... is a kind of scene ) aspect resulting from the direction a building or window faces

"the studio had a northern exposure"

(... is a kind of scene ) the part of a scene that is near the viewer

(... is a kind of scene ) a brief or incomplete view

"from the window he could catch a glimpse of the lake"

(... is a kind of scene ) the part of a scene between the foreground and the background

(... is a kind of scene ) a view from the side of something

(... is a kind of scene ) any dramatic scene

Definition 4: a subdivision of an act of a play - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where scene or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the first act has three scenes

(scene is a kind of ...) a play for performance on the stage or television or in a movie etc.

(... is part of scene) a subdivision of a play or opera or ballet

Definition 5: a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for scene in the sense of this definition

(scene is a kind of ...) a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide or in digital format

(... is a kind of scene ) a scene that is filmed but is not used in the final editing of the film

(... is part of scene) a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement

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

Definition 6: an incident (real or imaginary) - [noun denoting event]

Samples where scene or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • their parting was a sad scene

(scene is a kind of ...) a single distinct event

Definition 7: the place where some action occurs - [noun denoting location]

Samples where scene or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the police returned to the scene of the crime

(scene is a kind of ...) a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)

"it was a mountainous area" "Bible country"

(... is a kind of scene ) an illuminated area

"he stepped into the light"

(... is a kind of scene ) an unilluminated area

"he moved off into the darkness"

(... is a kind of scene ) the scene of a duel

(... is a kind of scene ) any scene regarded as a setting for exhibiting or doing something

"All the world's a stage" "it set the stage for peaceful negotiations"

(... is a kind of scene ) the scene of any event or action (especially the place of a meeting)

Definition 8: the context and environment in which something is set - [noun denoting location]

Samples where scene or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the perfect setting for a ghost story

Synonyms for scene in the sense of this definition

(scene is a kind of ...) the area in which something exists or lives

"the country--the flat agricultural surround"

(... is a kind of scene ) a setting for a work of art or literature

"the scenario is France during the Reign of Terror"

Definition 9: a situation treated as an observable object - [noun denoting state]

Samples where scene or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the political picture is favorable
  • the religious scene in England has changed in the last century

Synonyms for scene in the sense of this definition

(scene is a kind of ...) the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time

"the present international situation is dangerous" "wondered how such a state of affairs had come about" "eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation"

Definition 10: a display of bad temper - [noun denoting state]

Samples where scene or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he had a fit
  • she threw a tantrum
  • he made a scene

Synonyms for scene in the sense of this definition

(scene is a kind of ...) a persisting angry mood

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