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Examples of moving picture in a Sentence

in the 20th century moving pictures became an important form of artistic expression
Recent Examples on the Web The moving picture companies pour thirty million dollars into Los Angeles every year. San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 Dec. 2021 According to the device’s spec sheet, there’s also a 1ms MPRT (moving picture response time) and less than 3ms GtG (gray to gray) response times. Mitch Wallace, Forbes, 30 Sep. 2021 Sakamoto and a team at Nintendo worked with MAGES to remake the two stories, updating them with fancy new user interfaces and a gorgeous moving picture book look with 3D animations, music and effects. Washington Post, 24 May 2021 When Edge finally stopped, association president T. Gilbert Pearson informed her that her questions had taken up the time allotted to the showing of a new moving picture, and that lunch was getting cold. Melissa Groo, Smithsonian Magazine, 16 Mar. 2021 An outsider to the electronic scene, Lee's film paints a moving picture of the culture. Kat Bein, Billboard, 8 Mar. 2021 In Nashville, prominent businessman Tony Sudekum introduced a mobile movie projector, mounting a moving picture machine onto a three-ton white truck, decking it out with Liberty Loan posters and hit the road to show patriotic films. Time, 4 Mar. 2021 In the past century technology and business models have helped shape the message in moving pictures—nowhere more so than in television. The Economist, 23 Apr. 2020 The concept of the cat-and-mouse hunt between spy and supervillain dates all the way back to the earliest days of moving pictures. Sophie Gilbert, The Atlantic, 13 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of moving picture

1894, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of moving picture was in 1894

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23 Dec 2021

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“Moving picture.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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