or cin·é

[ sin-ee, sin-ey ]
/ ˈsɪn i, ˈsɪn eɪ /


a film; motion picture.
a motion-picture theater.

Origin of cine

First recorded in 1895–1900; short for cinema

Definition for cine (2 of 2)


a combining form meaning “motion picture,” used in the formation of compound words: cineradiograph.

Origin of cine-

extracted from cinema Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for cine


combining form

indicating motion picture or cinemacine camera; cinephotography
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Medical definitions for cine



Motion picture:cineangiography.
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