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film (make)

Definition:

to record in film

Class:

creation verb (sewing, baking, painting, performing, etc.)

Related to:

filming

Past tense:

filmed

Present participle:

filming

3rd-person singular present:

films

Type of:

make

Type of:

record » save » keep » have got

Follows:

cast

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Usage examples:

  • Somebody films
  • The coronation was filmed

Etymology:

Middle English filme, from Old English filmen ("film, membrane, thin skin,...
(Source: Wiktionary)  [more]

All senses of film...

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Film | movie | motion picture

a series of still images which, when shown on a screen, creates the illusion of moving images. A film is created by photographing actual scenes with a motion picture camera; by photographing drawings or miniature models using traditional animation ... (39 of 8470 words, 4 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Film

Film (disambiguation)

a story conveyed with moving images. Film may also refer to: Biological membrane, a thin layer in living organisms. | Biofilm, a thin layer of biological material. | Plastic film, thin plastic used in packaging and other industries. | Coating, a thin ... (39 of 177 words, 14 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Film (disambiguation)

New World Dictionary:

film | cine- | motion picture | moving picture | photoplay [United States] | filmer [noun, related]

a fine, thin skin, surface, layer, or coating | a sheet or roll of a flexible cellulose material coated with an emulsion sensitive to light and used ... (26 of 169 words, 11 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation, 1 image)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/film

Collins Dictionary:

film

a sequence of images of moving objects photographed by a camera and ... | a form of entertainment, information, etc, composed of such a sequence of ... (25 of 683 words, 12 definitions, 10 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/film

Macmillan British Dictionary:

film | films [plural]

[countable] a series of moving pictures with sound that you can watch at ... | [countable/uncountable] the material that is used for taking ... (22 of 362 words, 3 definitions, 10 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/film

film [intransitive/transitive, verb] | filmed [past tense] | filming [present participle] | films [3rd-person singular present]

to record moving pictures using a camera (7 of 52 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/film 20

American Heritage Dictionary:

film | filmed [past tense] | filming [present participle] | films [3rd-person singular present]

A thin skin or membrane. | A thin, opaque, abnormal coating on the cornea of the eye. | A thin covering or coating | A thin, flexible, transparent ... (25 of 320 words, 13 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/film

Random House Dictionary:

film | motion picture [sense-specific] | films [sense-specific]

a thin layer or coating. | a thin sheet of any material. | a thin skin or membrane. | a delicate web of filaments or fine threads. | a thin haze, ... (27 of 269 words, 12 definitions, 7 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/film

Oxford Dictionary:

film | filmdom [derived]

a thin flexible strip of plastic or other material coated with ... | material in the form of a very thin flexible sheet | a thin layer covering a ... (27 of 226 words, 8 definitions, 10 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/film

Merriam-Webster:

film [entry 1, often attributive, noun] | motion picture [synonym, sense-specific] | pellicle [synonym, sense-specific] | lamina [synonym, sense-specific] | movie [synonym, sense-specific] | flick [synonym, sense-specific] | flicker [synonym, sense-specific] | moving picture [synonym, sense-specific] | picture [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

a thin skin or membranous covering; "pellicle" ; an abnormal growth on or in the eye | a thin covering or coating | an exceedingly thin layer; ... (25 of 213 words, 4 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/film

film [entry 2, verb] | filmable [adjective, related]

to cover with or as if with a film | to make a motion picture of or from | to become covered or obscured with or as if with a film | to make a motion ... (33 of 81 words, 4 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/film show=1

Cambridge Dictionary:

film [entry 1] | movie

([United States] "movie") a series of moving pictures, usually shown in a cinema or on television and often telling a story (21 of 86 words, 9 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/film 1

film [entry 2]

(a length of) dark plastic-like material which can record images as photographs or as a moving picture (17 of 46 words, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/film 2

film [entry 3]

a thin layer of something on a surface (8 of 22 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/film 3

film [entry 4]

to record moving pictures with a camera, usually to make a film for the cinema or television (17 of 38 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/film 4

Wiktionary:

film | films [plural] | filmed [past tense] | filming [present participle] | chick flick [slang] | chick flicks [slang, plural] | date movie [slang] | tear jerker [slang] | filmdom [slang] | ...

A thin layer of some substance. | [photography] A medium used to capture images in a camera. | A motion picture. | To record a motion picture on photographic film | To cover with a thin skin or pellicle. (35 of 57 words, 5 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/film

Columbia Encyclopedia:

motion pictures | cinema | documentary | moving pictures

movie-making as an art and an industry, including its production techniques, its creative artists, and the distribution and exhibition of its products ... (22 of 36 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/ent​/A​0834213​.html

Encarta Dictionary:

film | films [plural] | filmed [past tense] | filming [present participle]

a thin translucent strip or sheet of cellulose coated with a light-sensitive emulsion, used in a camera to take still or moving pictures | Same as ... (25 of 241 words, 11 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861611459​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Wiktionary:

film | films [plural] | filmed [past tense] | filming [present participle]

Origin: Middle English filme, from Old English filmen ("film, membrane, thin skin, foreskin"), from Proto-Germanic *filminją ("thin skin, membrane") (compare Proto-Germanic *felma- ("skin, hide")), from Proto-Indo-European ... (25 of 112 etymology words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/film

Online Etymology:

film

Origin: Old English filmen "membrane, thin skin", from West Germanic *filminjan (compare Old Frisian filmene "skin", Old English ... (17 of 96 etymology words)

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=film

Collins Dictionary:

film

Origin: Old English filmen membrane; related to Old Frisian filmene, Greek pelma sole of the foot; see fell4

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/film

American Heritage Dictionary:

film | filmed [past tense] | filming [present participle] | films [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Middle English, from Old English filmen; see pel- [entry 3] in Indo-European roots.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/film

Oxford Dictionary:

film

Origin: Old English filmen "membrane", of West Germanic origin; related to "fell5"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/film

New World Dictionary:

film

Origin: Middle English from Old English filmen, membrane, foreskin

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/film

Merriam-Webster:

film [entry 1, often attributive, noun]

First use: before 12th century

Origin: Middle English filme, from Old English filmen; akin to Greek pelma sole of the foot, Old English fell skin

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/film

Encarta Dictionary:

film | films [plural] | filmed [past tense] | filming [present participle]

Origin: Old English filmen "membrane, skin" from Indo-European

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861611459​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Wikipedia:

Film

Audio: "Charlie Chaplin, the Marriage Bond"

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Film

Collins Dictionary:

film

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "film"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/film

Macmillan British Dictionary:

film | films [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "film"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/film

film [intransitive/transitive, verb] | filmed [past tense] | filming [present participle] | films [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "film"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/film 20

Macmillan American Dictionary:

film [noun] | films [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "film"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/film

film [intransitive/transitive, verb] | filmed [past tense] | filming [present participle] | films [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "film"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/film 19

Cambridge Dictionary:

film [entry 1]

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "film"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "film"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/film 1

the Free Dictionary:

film

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "film"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "film"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "film" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/film

Google Dictionary:

film | films [plural] | filmed [past tense] | filming [present participle]

Audio: English pronunciation of "film"

www​.google​.com​/#hl=en&tbs=dfn​:1&fp=1&q=film

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

film

Audio: North American pronunciation of "film"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=film​0001 word=film

YourDictionary Audio:

film

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "film" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/film

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