pho⋅tog⋅ra⋅phy [fuh-tog-ruh-fee]  –noun


.9999 1.  the process or art of producing images of objects on sensitized surfaces by the chemical action of light or of other forms of radiant energy, as x-rays, gamma rays, or cosmic rays.

film [film]  –noun


.9999 1.  Movies.

.9999 a.  a strip of transparent material, usually cellulose triacetate, covered with a photographic emulsion and perforated along one or both edges, intended for the recording and reproduction of images.  b.  a similar perforated strip covered with an iron oxide emulsion, intended for the recording and reproduction of both images and sound.  c.  motion picture.


.9999 2.  Often, films,

.9999 a.  motion pictures collectively.  b.  the motion-picture industry, or its productions, operations, etc.  c.  motion pictures, as a genre of art or entertainment: experimental film.