Definitions for: Moving Picture

[n] a form of entertainment that enacts a story by a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"

Webster (1913) Definition: Moving picture
A series of pictures, usually photographs taken with a
special machine, presented to the eye in very rapid
succession, with some or all of the objects in the picture
represented in slightly changed positions, producing, by
persistence of vision, the optical effect of a continuous
picture in which the objects move in some manner, as that of
some original scene. The usual form of moving pictures is
that produced by the cinematograph.

Synonyms: film, flick, motion picture, movie, pic, picture, picture show

See Also: 3D, 3-D, caption, cinema verite, coming attraction, credit, credits, docudrama, documentary, documentary film, episode, feature, feature film, home movie, infotainment, peepshow, scene, sequence, shoot-'em-up, short subject, shot, show, silent movie, slow motion, subtitle, talkie, talking picture, three-D

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