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blue screen

[ bloo-skreen ]
/ ˈblu ˌskrin /
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noun Movies, Television.

an electronic special-effects system that isolates and removes a static plain blue background from the live foreground shot so that the background can be filled or replaced with another image or video in a composite with the foreground.

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Origin of blue screen

First recorded in 1965–70
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British Dictionary definitions for blue screen

blue screen

noun

a special effects film technique involving filming actors against a blue screen on which effects such as computerized graphics can be added later and integrated into a single sequence
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