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moving picture Line breaks: mov¦ing pic|ture

Definition of moving picture in English:

noun

dated
A cinematographic film.
Example sentences
  • Lawson wrote the story in the earliest days of moving pictures when cinema was no more than a curiosity.
  • The primary use of cinematic film, to represent moving pictures, is a happy accident resulting from an experiment in encoding.
  • Words have been here tens of thousands of years longer than film, moving pictures, video, and digital video, and words will likely be here after those media too.

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