filmstrip

[film-strip]

noun

a length of film containing a series of related transparencies for projection on a screen.

Nearby words

  1. filmland,
  2. filmmaker,
  3. filmography,
  4. filmset,
  5. filmsetting,
  6. filmy,
  7. filmy fern,
  8. filo,
  9. filofax,
  10. filoplume

Origin of filmstrip

First recorded in 1925–30; film + strip2

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British Dictionary definitions for film strip

film strip

noun

a strip of film composed of different images projected separately as slides
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Word Origin and History for film strip

filmstrip

n.

1930, from film (n.) + strip (n.).

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