the place and time in which the action for a portion of a dramatic work (as a movie) is set <the first scene was the kitchen of a fancy restaurant during dinner>
an outburst or display of excited anger <please don't make a scene while we're at the restaurant> Related Words eruption
, hump [British]
position with regard to conditions and circumstances <one of the leading figures in the current political scene>
the array of painted backgrounds and furnishings used to establish the setting in a stage production <helped build and paint scenes for the school play>
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