highly flammable substance made from cellulose nitrate and camphor; used in e.g. motion-picture and X-ray film; its use has decreased with the development of nonflammable thermoplastics
film, cinema, celluloid(adj)
a medium that disseminates moving pictures
"theater pieces transferred to celluloid"; "this story would be good cinema"; "film coverage of sporting events"
cinema, motion-picture show, movie, flick, pic, picture show, moving-picture show, movie theater, plastic film, movie house, film, motion picture, celluloid, picture palace, photographic film, moving picture, picture, movie theatre
artificial as if portrayed in a film
"a novel with flat celluloid characters"
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