1 a medium that disseminates moving pictures; "theater pieces transferred to celluloid"; "this story would be good cinema"; "film coverage of sporting events" [syn: film, celluloid]
EtymologyFrom cinéma, shortening of cinématographe (term coined by the Lumière brothers in the 1890s) < (kinēma) "movement"
- In the context of "countable}} a film
Cinema (from Greek: kinesis (movement)) can refer to:
- Film, motion pictures or movies
- Movie theater, a building in which films are shown
- Cinema (form Turkiye), Turkish language 'sinema'
- Cinema (magazine), a film magazine in Germany.
- Cinematography, the art of recording visual images
- Cinema 4D, high-end 3D graphics application
- a first album released by ICE MC in 1990
- the album Cinema by Nazareth released in 1986
cinema in Modern Greek (1453-): Κινηματογράφος
cinema in French: Cinéma
cinema in Friulian: Cine
cinema in German: Cinema_%28Begriffskl%C3%A4rung%29
cinema in Hebrew: קולנוע
cinema in Malay (macrolanguage): Pawagam
cinema in Ukrainian: Кіно
cinema in Italian: Cinema
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