noun[usually as modifier]
- 1A cinema or television screen presenting a wide field of vision in relation to its height: a widescreen TV the film makes good use of the widescreen formatMore example sentences
- Of course, it could be the present if HDTV and widescreens were affordable to the greater public.
- Flat widescreens are the best choice for home cinema, as they not only marry beautifully with the format of DVD but give a clear clean picture edge to edge, even when you are not sitting directly in front of them.
- Mr Gourlay said the standard cathode ray tube widescreens still had his vote for better picture quality over the more expensive plasma screens.
- 1.1 [mass noun] A film format presenting a wide field of vision in relation to height: I filmed in widescreenMore 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.
More definitions of widescreenDefinition of widescreen in:
- The US English dictionary