footage

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noun foot·age \ˈfu̇-tij\

Definition of footage

  1. :  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

  1. Some disturbing footage of the war was shown on the evening news.

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First Known Use of footage

1842


FOOTAGE Defined for English Language Learners

footage

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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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