wide-screen

adjective
\ ˈwīd-ˈskrēn How to pronounce wide-screen (audio) \

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wide-screen. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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wide-screen

adjective
How to pronounce wide-screen (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of wide-screen

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

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