Film Film, v. t. 1. To cover with a thin skin or pellicle. [1913 Webster]

It will but skin and film the ulcerous place. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. to make a motion picture of (any event or literary work); to record with a movie camera; as, to film the inauguration ceremony; to film Dostoevsky's War and Peace. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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