from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

n. A sequence of photographs projected onto a screen with sufficient rapidity as to create the illusion of motion and continuity.

n. A connected cinematic narrative represented in this form.

n. A showing of a movie. Often used in the plural: During the movie, the person in front of me kept talking. Would you like to go to the movies tonight?

n. The movie industry.

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