silver screen


noun

motion pictures; the motion-picture industry: a star of the silver screen.
a special screen on which motion pictures are projected.

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Origin of silver screen

First recorded in 1915–20
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silver screen

noun the silver screen informal

films collectively or the film industry
the screen onto which films are projected
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