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widescreen

Pronunciation: /ˈwaɪdskriːn/

Translation of widescreen in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 [Cinema/Cine] [Television/Televisión] pantalla (feminine) ancha
    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.
    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.
  • 2 (before noun/delante del nombre) widescreen format formato (masculine) pantalla ancha widescreen frame fotograma (masculine) de pantalla ancha widescreen presentation presentación (feminine) en pantalla ancha

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