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cinematic

adjective cin·e·mat·ic \ˌsi-nə-ˈma-tik\

: of or relating to movies

Full Definition of CINEMATIC

1
:  of, relating to, suggestive of, or suitable for motion pictures or the filming of motion pictures <cinematic principles and techniques>
2
:  filmed and presented as a motion picture <cinematic fantasies>
cin·e·mat·i·cal·ly \-ˈma-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of CINEMATIC

  1. a director who has produced some great cinematic moments

First Known Use of CINEMATIC

1916

Other Performing Arts Terms

diva, dramaturgy, loge, prestidigitation, proscenium, supernumerary, zany

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