letterbox
adjective see letterboxed

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • letterbox — [let′ər bäks΄] n. a format for presenting films in video form, that preserves the widescreen image by means of dark bands above and below the image adj. telecast or recorded for playback using such a format: also letterboxed * * * let·ter·box… …   Universalium

  • Letterbox — ist ein Begriff aus der Unterhaltungselektronik, siehe anamorphe Bildaufzeichnung eine traditionelle Form der Schnitzeljagd, siehe Letterboxing Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • letterbox — [let′ər bäks΄] n. a format for presenting films in video form, that preserves the widescreen image by means of dark bands above and below the image adj. telecast or recorded for playback using such a format: also letterboxed …   English World dictionary

  • Letterbox — For the mail (post) receptacle, see letter box. For the outdoor treasure hunt hobby, see letterboxing. A 2.35:1 widescreen image letterboxed in a 1.33:1 screen Letterboxing is the practice of transferring film shot in a widescreen aspect ratio to …   Wikipedia

  • Letterbox — Une image au format large original de 2.35:1 « letterboxé », sur un écran 4/3 Letterbox est un mode d affichage d une image ou source vidéo sur un téléviseur, un moniteur vidéo ou informatique. Il permet en particulier de mieux… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • letterbox — [[t]le̱tə(r)bɒks[/t]] letterboxes also letter box 1) N COUNT A letterbox is a rectangular hole in a door or a small box at the entrance to a building into which letters and small parcels are delivered. Compare post box. [mainly BRIT] (in AM,… …   English dictionary

  • letterbox — UK [ˈletə(r)ˌbɒks] / US [ˈletərˌbɑks] noun [countable] Word forms letterbox : singular letterbox plural letterboxes British 1) a small hole in a door where letters can be delivered 2) a postbox …   English dictionary

  • Letterbox — Imagen de pantalla ancha tras pasar por un letterbox. Letterboxing es la práctica de transformar películas filmadas en pantalla ancha a otros formatos de vídeo, preservando la relación de aspecto de la imagen. Como los formatos en general son… …   Wikipedia Español

  • letterbox — v. (Video) display in letterbox format, display only across the center of a screen with black bands at the top and bottom (so the wider film format will fit the different dimensions of a TV screen);(British) mailbox, mail slot n. video playback… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Letterbox — VP Refers to the on screen effect created by shooting video in a 16:9 Aspect Ratio. PP The process of fitting a 16:9 image on a 4:3 screen by placing black bars at the top and bottom. WikiV A method of displaying widescreen video on a screen with …   Audio and video glossary

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