CinemaScope

[ sin-uh-muh-skohp ]
/ ˈsɪn ə məˌskoʊp /

Movies, Trademark.

a wide-screen process using anamorphic lenses in photographing and projecting the film.

Related formsCin·e·ma·Scop·ic [sin-uh-muh-skop-ik] /ˌsɪn ə məˈskɒp ɪk/, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for cinemascope

CinemaScope

/ (ˈsɪnɪməˌskəʊp) /

noun

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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