the small screen

Definition of the small screen

  1. :  television a movie made for the small screen

Word by Word Definitions

smallplay
  1. :  having comparatively little size or slight dimensions

    :  lowercase

    :  minor in influence, power, or rank

  1. :  in or into small pieces

    :  without force or loudness

    :  in a small manner

  1. :  a part smaller and especially narrower than the remainder

    :  small-sized products

    :  smallclothes

screenplay
  1. :  a protective or ornamental device (such as a movable partition) shielding an area from heat or drafts or from view

    :  something that shelters, protects, or hides: such as

    :  a growth or stand of trees, shrubs, or plants

  1. :  to guard from injury or danger

    :  to give shelter or protection to with or as if with a screen

    :  to separate with or as if with a screen


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