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CinemaScope

[sin-uh-muh-skohp]
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Movies, Trademark.
  1. a wide-screen process using anamorphic lenses in photographing and projecting the film.
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Related formsCin·e·ma·Scop·ic [sin-uh-muh-skop-ik] /ˌsɪn ə məˈskɒp ɪk/, adjective
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CinemaScope

noun
  1. trademark an anamorphic process of wide-screen film projection in which an image of approximately twice the usual width is squeezed into a 35mm frame and then screened by a projector having complementary lenses
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