cin·e·ma noun \ˈsi-nə-mə, British also -ˌmä\
: the film industry
: the art or technique of making movies
: a movie theater
a : motion picture —usually used attributively
b : a motion-picture theater
a : movies; especially : the film industry
b : the art or technique of making motion pictures
Examples of CINEMA
- a student of French cinema
- We drove by the cinema to see what was playing.
Origin of CINEMA
short for cinematograph
First Known Use: 1909
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