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footage

[ foot-ij ]
/ ˈfʊt ɪdʒ /
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noun
length or extent in feet: the footage of lumber.
a portion of raw video recorded for subsequent editing and use in one or more video clips or packages, broadcasts, or movies: newsreel footage;raw footage that ended up on the cutting room floor.
Mining.
  1. payment by the running foot of work done.
  2. the amount so paid.
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Origin of footage

First recorded in 1890–95; foot + -age

OTHER WORDS FROM footage

un·der·foot·age, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for footage

footage
/ (ˈfʊtɪdʒ) /

noun
a length or distance measured in feet
  1. the extent of film material shot and exposed
  2. the sequences of filmed material
  1. payment, by the linear foot of work done
  2. the amount paid
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