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motion picture

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a. a sequence of images of moving objects photographed by a camera and providing the optical illusion of continuous movement when projected onto a screen
b. a form of entertainment, information, etc., composed of such a sequence of images and shown in a cinema, etc.

motion picture

[′mō·shən ′pik·chər]
(graphic arts)
A sequence of filmed images viewed in rapid succession so that the illusion of continuity and motion is created.
The complete thematically related content of such images. Also known as cinema; movie; moving picture.
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