big-screen
adjective see big screen

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  • big screen — noun The cinema, as opposed to television • • • Main Entry: ↑big * * * informal the movies the play was adapted for the big screen * * * noun the big screen : movies and the movie industry especially when they are being compared to television …   Useful english dictionary

  • big screen — n the big screen the cinema, rather than the television or theatre on the big screen ▪ She was last seen on the big screen in the comedy Jawbreaker …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • big-screen — bigˈ screen adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑big * * * adj, always used before a noun 1 : relating to movies or the movie industry She worked on the novel s big screen adaptation. 2 : having a large screen a big screen television …   Useful english dictionary

  • big screen — N SING: the N When people talk about the big screen, they are referring to films that are made for cinema rather than for television. She returns to the big screen to play Candy s overbearing mother, Rose. Ant: small screen …   English dictionary

  • big screen — noun Date: 1969 the motion picture medium often as contrasted to television < a story adapted for the big screen > • big screen adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • big screen — noun the big screen the cinema, rather than the television or theatre: His first big screen part was in a 1957 horror movie, The Count …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • big screen — noun A surface upon which films are projected, and, by extension, films themselves. You should watch Star Wars on the big screen for the full effect. Ant: small screen …   Wiktionary

  • big-screen — adj. Big screen is used with these nouns: ↑version …   Collocations dictionary

  • big screen, the — noun the movies, especially when considered in relation to television …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Big Screen Preview Network — The Big Screen Preview Network (BSPN) is a digital cable channel focusing on upcoming movies and the current happenings in Hollywood.HistoryIt launched in August of 2004 and distribution is so far limited to select cable and satellite… …   Wikipedia

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