Origin of cinema
Related formscin·e·mat·ic [sin-uh-mat-ik] /ˌsɪn əˈmæt ɪk/, adjectivecin·e·mat·i·cal·ly, adverbun·cin·e·mat·ic, adjective
Examples from the Web for cinema
In response to the screen quota cut, South Korea established a “cinema tax” on the box office.
Forty-two years after its debut, The Godfather casts a long shadow over American cinema.
President Park understood the power of cinema as propaganda.
Cinema Services gave him the heads-up that Sony was going forward with the December 25 release.The Inside Story of How Sony’s ‘The Interview’ Finally Made It to Theaters|Marlow Stern|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was able to move back and forth from the stage to the cinema.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A Grimsby lady who has just celebrated her hundredth birthday states that she has never visited a cinema theatre.
If the cinema wants stories from novelists let it take them from the printed books.Roving East and Roving West|E. V. Lucas
Answer: The direct result of the American cinema acting upon a weak mind.Bliss, and Other Stories|Katherine Mansfield
In the years immediately preceding the war the cinema demands an evergrowing if not altogether appreciative attention.Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. IV of IV.|Charles L. Graves
I cannot pretend to have learned much about the cinema on such a brief visit, but I acquired a few facts.Adventures and Enthusiasms|E. V. Lucas
British Dictionary definitions for cinema
- a place designed for the exhibition of films
- (as modifier)a cinema seat
- the art or business of making films
- films collectively