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noun 
  1. A thin layer of some substance.
  2. (context, photography) A medium used to capture images in a camera.
  3. A motion picture.
Translations: 
  • Italian: pellicola(it, film, m}}, {{t+, it)f
  • Spanish: pelí­cula(es)f
  • German: Film
verb 
  1. To record a motion picture on photographic film
"A Hollywood studio was filming on-location in NYC."
Translations: 
  • German: (te, de, filmen), drehen(de)
  • Italian: girare un film, filmare
  • Spanish: es(es, filmar}}, {{t)rodar
Etymology: w:Old English, Old English filmen, membrane, skin from w:West Germanic, West Germanic
  • filminjan (cf. w:Old Frisian, Old Frisian filmene, skin, Old English fell hide), extended from Proto Germanic.
  • fello(m) animal hide, from w:PIE, Proto-Indo-European
  • pello-/
  • pelno- (cf. w:Greek language, Greek pella, w:Latin, Latin pellis skin). Sense of a thin coat of something is 1577, extended by 1845 to the coating of chemical gel on photographic plates. By 1895 this also meant the coating plus the paper or celluloid.



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