Definition of motion picture
1 : a series of pictures projected on a screen in rapid succession with objects shown in successive positions slightly changed so as to produce the optical effect of a continuous picture in which the objects move
2 : a representation (as of a story) by means of motion pictures : movie
Examples of motion picture in a sentence
He was given a starring role in a major motion picture.
<a popular novel that was made into a major motion picture>
First Known Use of motion picture
MOTION PICTURE Defined for Kids
Definition of motion picture for Students
1 : a series of pictures projected on a screen rapidly one after another so as to give the appearance of a continuous picture in which the objects move
2 : movie 1
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