Definition of footage
: length or quantity expressed in feet: such asa : board feetb : the total number of running feet of motion-picture film used (as for a scene or subject); also : the material contained on such footage
Examples of footage in a Sentence
Some disturbing footage of the war was shown on the evening news.
Recent Examples of footage from the Web
Cameramen entering the honeycomb of the Old City return with footage of cadavers, old and young, lying under blankets in front rooms for days.
Early Sunday morning, the President of the United States of America, Donald J. Trump, stumbled upon a some video footage that tickled his fancy, and decided the best course of action was to share the meme with the rest of the world.
The listings include information such as overall building square footage, market value and occupancy rates.
Miami-Dade Police Department recently released surveillance footage of the woman spraying security guard Terrance Clark before running off with a bag full of merchandise at a F21 RED store June 17.
Anne Saker Previous reporting: More: Video: Footage shows incident with 8-year-old two days before suicide More:
Last week, a Minnesota jury also acquitted the white police officer who shot and killed 32-year-old Philando Castile, despite dashcam footage that many said proved the officer’s culpability.
Police body camera footage shows the interaction, including when Smith fell to the ground during a foot chase.
The new footage shows that Winter is here, the Great War is looming and everyone needs to band together to survive.
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First Known Use of footage
FOOTAGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of footage for English Language Learners
: scenes or action recorded on film or video
: the size of something measured in feet
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