first-run
adjective Date: 1912 available for public viewing for the first time <
first-run movies
>
; also exhibiting first-run movies <
first-run theaters
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • first-run — [fʉrst′run′] adj. designating or of: a) a film in its first schedule of performances b) a theater that shows first run films c) a TV program or series being telecast for the first time on a network or by syndicating * * * See first run. * * * …   Universalium

  • first-run — [fʉrst′run′] adj. designating or of: a) a film in its first schedule of performances b) a theater that shows first run films c) a TV program or series being telecast for the first time on a network or by syndicating …   English World dictionary

  • first run — first′ run′ n. mot sbz the initial exhibition period for a film • Etymology: 1910–15 first′ run′, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • first run — first run, adj. Motion Pictures. the initial exhibition period for a film. [1910 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • first-run — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : relating to or specializing in the first showings of new motion pictures a first run movie a deluxe first run theater * * * first run «FURST RUHN», adjective. 1. (of a new motion picture) shown for the first time: »First… …   Useful english dictionary

  • first run — noun 1. : the earliest and richest sap flow in the sugar maple 2. [first run] : the first showing of a new motion picture a house that had specialized in first runs of distinguished British productions Arthur Knight a first run … cost the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • first-run — {adj. phr.} Shown for the first time; new. * /The local theater showed only first run movies./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • first-run — {adj. phr.} Shown for the first time; new. * /The local theater showed only first run movies./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • first-run — adj. phr. Shown for the first time; new. The local theater showed only first run movies …   Словарь американских идиом

  • first-run — new, shown for the first time There are a lot of first run movies that I haven t had time to see yet …   Idioms and examples

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