- of, noting, or pertaining to motion pictures projected on a screen having greater width than height, usually in a ratio of 1 to 2.5.
Origin of wide-screen
First recorded in 1950–55
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Examples from the Web for wide-screen
There was a liquor cabinet, a refrigerator with ice-making, a wide-screen TV, and a nap-sized couch.Why I Hate The Beach
P. J. O’Rourke
July 27, 2014