cinematography

[ sin-uh-muh-tog-ruh-fee ]
/ ˌsɪn ə məˈtɒg rə fi /
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noun

the art or technique of motion-picture photography.

Origin of cinematography

First recorded in 1895–1900; see origin at cinematograph, -graphy
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British Dictionary definitions for cinematography

cinematography

/ (ˌsɪnɪməˈtɒɡrəfɪ) /

noun

the art or science of film (motion-picture) photography

Derived Forms

cinematographer (ˌsɪnɪməˈtɒɡrəfə), nouncinematographic (ˌsɪnɪˌmætəˈɡræfɪk), adjectivecinematographically, adverb
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