wide-screen

adjective
\ˈwīd-ˈskrēn \

Definition of wide-screen 

: of or relating to a projected picture whose aspect ratio is substantially greater than 1.33:1

First Known Use of wide-screen

1949, in the meaning defined above

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wide-screen

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of wide-screen

: having a screen that is wider than the screen of most televisions

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