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Definition of film in English noun 1 [mass noun] a thin flexible strip of plastic or other material coated with light-sensitive emulsion for exposure in a camera, used to produce photographs or motion pictures: he had already shot a whole roll of film [count noun]:a new range of films and cameras•material in the form of a very thin flexible sheet: clear plastic film between the layers of glass •[count noun] a thin layer covering a surface: she quickly wiped away the light film of sweat •archaic a fine thread or filament: films of silk 2a story or event recorded by a camera as a set of moving images and shown in a cinema or on television: a horror film [as modifier]:a film director•[mass noun] cinema considered as an art or industry: a critical overview of feminist writing on film verb 1 [with object] capture on film as part of a series of moving images; make a film of (a story, event, or book): she glowered at the television crew who were filming them2 [no object] become or appear to become covered with a thin layer of something: his eyes had filmed over

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Kyle Oldfield