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widescreen

Syllabification: wide·screen
Pronunciation: /ˈwīdˌskrēn
 
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Definition of widescreen in English:

noun

[usually as modifier]
1A movie or television screen presenting a wide field of vision in relation to its height: a widescreen TV the movie makes good use of the widescreen format
More example sentences
  • If you want to have your hair braided, trade in your old paperbacks, check your email, and watch widescreen movies with copious supplies of beer and banana pancakes to hand, then come to Khao San Road.
  • There are some people out there, none of them Imprint readers I'm sure, who actually believe that widescreen movies have the top and bottom cut off.
  • Unless your TV is small enough to pick up with one hand, widescreen movies shouldn't be a problem.
1.1A film format presenting a wide field of vision in relation to height: I filmed in widescreen
More example sentences
  • The film is presented in widescreen, and is for the most part riddled with scratches and dirt.
  • The only other extra supplement included on this disc is a theatrical trailer for the film presented in anamorphic widescreen.
  • Finally there is a theatrical trailer for the film presented in non-anamorphic widescreen.

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