What does cinema mean?

Definitions for cinema
ˈsɪn ə məcin·e·ma

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word cinema.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. film, cinema, celluloid(noun)

    a medium that disseminates moving pictures

    "theater pieces transferred to celluloid"; "this story would be good cinema"; "film coverage of sporting events"

  2. cinema, movie theater, movie theatre, movie house, picture palace(noun)

    a theater where films are shown

GCIDE

  1. cinema(n.)

    the art of creating motion pictures; as, this story would be good cinema; -- often used in the phrase the cinema.

Wiktionary

  1. cinema(Noun)

    a film

    Etymology: From cinéma, shortening of cinématographe (term coined by the in the 1890s), from

  2. cinema(Noun)

    a movie theatre, a movie house

    The cinema is right across the street from the restaurant.

    Etymology: From cinéma, shortening of cinématographe (term coined by the in the 1890s), from

  3. cinema(Noun)

    film or movies as a group

    Despite the critics, he produced excellent cinema.

    Etymology: From cinéma, shortening of cinématographe (term coined by the in the 1890s), from

  4. cinema(Noun)

    the film and movie industry

    In the long history of Spanish cinema....

    Etymology: From cinéma, shortening of cinématographe (term coined by the in the 1890s), from

  5. cinema(Noun)

    the art of making films and movies

    Throughout the history of cinema, filmmakers....

    Etymology: From cinéma, shortening of cinématographe (term coined by the in the 1890s), from

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Entomology

  1. Cinema

    see Thysanura, of which this forms a group including the bristle-tails, and for which it has been used as an equivalent.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'cinema' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4722

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'cinema' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3923

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'cinema' in Nouns Frequency: #1713

Anagrams for cinema »

  1. came in

  2. anemic

  3. iceman

How to pronounce cinema?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
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    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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    Indian

How to say cinema in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cinema in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cinema in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of cinema in a Sentence

  1. Brenda Blethyn:

    I hate that people think going to the theatre is a special occasion. I wish people would treat it as normally as going to the cinema.

  2. Chris Bremble:

    Chinese cinema will soon be looking more like Hollywood cinema, which is spectacle driven, very commercial focused motion pictures.

  3. Shawn Robbins:

    We're watching a monumental moment in the history of cinema unfold -- one that the entire world is experiencing together.

  4. Alfonso Cuaron:

    If they do good movies, they should be recognized...I'm very happy that they're embracing diversity ... in a time in which the theatrical experience had become so gentrified, i just hope that this opens up the game. And what is very needed is a balance between the two economic models – the theaters and the (streaming) platforms, because that's only going to be good for cinema.

  5. Linda Cardellini:

    The one thing that being on ER has changed is that I’m more recognizable because it’s the first time where I played someone where I look like her on the street. I could stand next to the poster for Scooby-Doo and nobody would know that it’s me. (Cinema Confidential; March 23, 2004)

Images & Illustrations of cinema

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Popularity rank by frequency of use

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Translations for cinema

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • rolprentAfrikaans
  • سينما, أفلام, فيلم, السينماArabic
  • চলচ্চিত্ৰAssamese
  • kinofilm, kinoteatr, kino, filmAzerbaijani
  • кіно́, кінатэа́тр, фільмBelarusian
  • кино, кинематография, филм, кино́Bulgarian
  • ফিল্ম, সিনেমাBengali
  • cinemaCatalan, Valencian
  • kinoCzech
  • bio, biograf, filmDanish
  • Kino, Filmtheater, Film, Filmindustrie, LichtspielhausGerman
  • κινηματογράφος, ταινία, σινεμάGreek
  • filmo, kinejoEsperanto
  • película, filme, cinematógrafo, cineSpanish
  • film, kinoEstonian
  • فیلم, سینماPersian
  • filmi, elokuva, leffa, elokuvateollisuus, filmitaide, elokuvataide, elokuvateatteriFinnish
  • cinéma, filmFrench
  • pictiúrlann, scannánIrish
  • ચલચિત્રપટ, ચલચિત્ર ઉદ્યોગGujarati
  • קולנוע, סרט, בית־קולנועHebrew
  • फ़िल्म, सिनेमाHindi
  • mozi, filmszínház, filmgyártás, filmHungarian
  • ֆիլմ, կինո, կինոթատրոնArmenian
  • film, bioskopIndonesian
  • cinemoIdo
  • bíó, kvikmyndahús, mynd, bíómyndIcelandic
  • cinematografia, cinematografo, cinemaItalian
  • 映画産業, 映画, 撮影, フィルム, 映画館Japanese
  • კინოთეატრი, კინო, ფილმიGeorgian
  • кино, кинотеатр, фильмKazakh
  • biografiKalaallisut, Greenlandic
  • ភាពយន្ត, កុនKhmer
  • ಸಿನಿಮಾKannada
  • 영화관, 映畵館, 촬영, 映畫, 영화Korean
  • سینه‌ماKurdish
  • кино, кинотеатр, фильмKyrgyz
  • ໂຮງຮູບເງົາ, ຟີມLao
  • kino teatrasLithuanian
  • kinoteātrisLatvian
  • whare pikitiaMāori
  • кинематографија, филм, ки́ноMacedonian
  • ചലച്ചിത്രംMalayalam
  • кино, кинотеатрMongolian
  • pawagam, panggung wayang gambar, sinema, filemMalay
  • ရုပ်ရှင်ရုံ, ရုပ်ရှင်, ဘိုင်စကုတ်Burmese
  • kinoNorwegian
  • film, filmindustrie, cinema, bioscoopDutch
  • kinoNorwegian Nynorsk
  • kino, kinematografia, filmPolish
  • filme, cinematografia, cinemaPortuguese
  • cinematografie, filmRomanian
  • кинемато́граф, кино́, фильм, кинотеа́тр, кинематогра́фия, кинокарти́на, карти́на, кинофи́льм, кино́шкаRussian
  • film, kino, филм, bioskop, биоскопSerbo-Croatian
  • සිනමාහලSinhala, Sinhalese
  • film, kinoSlovak
  • film, kinoSlovene
  • film, kinemaAlbanian
  • film, filmbransch, biograf, bio, filmkonstSwedish
  • филм, кино, кинотеатрTajik
  • ภาพยนตร์, โรงภาพยนตร์, ฟิล์มThai
  • kinoteatr, kino, filmTurkmen
  • sinehanTagalog
  • sinema, film, sinematografiTurkish
  • кино, кинотеатрTatar
  • كىنوخاناUyghur, Uighur
  • фільм, кіно́, кінотеа́трUkrainian
  • سنیما, فلمUrdu
  • kinofilm, kinoteatr, kino, filmUzbek
  • [[nghệ thuật]] [[phim]], điện ảnh, phim, rạp phim, rạp chiếu phim, rạp xi-nê, 電影, [[ngành]] [[phim]], rạp xi nêVietnamese
  • bioskopöpVolapük
  • 电影Chinese

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    • A. extroversive
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