Definition of film:
- A slender thread, as that of a cobweb.
- A thin skin; a pellicle; a membranous covering, causing opacity; hence, any thin, slight covering.
- The layer, usually of gelatin or collodion, containing the sensitive salts of photographic plates; also, the flexible sheet of celluloid or the like on which this layer is sometimes mounted.
- To bind, furnish, or adorn with a fillet.
- To cover with a thin skin or pellicle.
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- "The Wailing Octopus", Harold Leland Goodwin.
Say rather a many- ringed film- spinning grub, that has come creeping out of the old crackling parchment, in which the sagacious Reformer approved himself as much in advance of his own age, as many of those who profess to walk most closely in his steps demonstrate themselves to be in the rear of theirs.- "Leading Articles on Various Subjects", Hugh Miller.
- "Audrey", Mary Johnston.