film

(redirected from 7th Art)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

film

 [film]
1. a thin layer or coating.
2. a thin sheet of material (e.g., gelatin, cellulose acetate) specially treated for use in photography or radiography; used also to designate the sheet after exposure to the energy to which it is sensitive.
bite-wing film an x-ray film with a protruding tab to be held between the upper and lower teeth, used for a bite-wing radiograph of oral structures.
gelatin film, absorbable a sterile, nonantigenic, absorbable, water-insoluble coating used as an aid in surgical closure and repair of defects in the dura mater and pleura and as a local hemostatic.
spot film a radiograph of a small anatomic area obtained either by rapid exposure during fluoroscopy to provide a permanent record of a transiently observed abnormality, or by limitation of radiation passing through the area to improve definition and detail of the image produced. See also spot-film radiography.
x-ray film film sensitized to x-rays, either before or after exposure.
Cross-sectional view of radiographic film. The bulk of the film is the base. The emulsion contains the diagnostic information. From Bushong, 2001.

film

(film),
1. A thin sheet of flexible material coated with a light-sensitive or x-ray-sensitive substance used in taking photographs or radiographs.
2. A thin layer or coating.
3. A radiograph (colloq.).

film

(fĭlm)
n.
1. A light-sensitive or x-ray-sensitive substance used in taking photographs or radiographs.
2. A thin layer or membranous coating.

film

(film)
1. A thin sheet of flexible material coated with a light-sensitive or x-ray-sensitive substance used in taking photographs or radiographs.
2. A thin layer or coating.
3. Colloquially, a radiograph.

film

(film)
1. Thin sheet of flexible material coated with a light-sensitive or x-ray-sensitive substance used for radiographs.
2. A radiograph (colloq.)
References in periodicals archive ?
"The 7th Art Screening series is designed to complement the current cultural offerings and to provide a helpful introduction to film for those eager to know more about how filmmaking fits into the art world," said Rita Aoun-Abdo, executive director of the Culture Sector at Abu Dhabi's Tourism and Culture Authority.
AaAaAa Critics continues to fulfill their mission of providing a forum for engaging ideas about cinema, the President of the Moroccan association of film critics told MAP, adding that "we cannot imagine the 7th art without criticism." AaAaAa M.
Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) and Image Nation Abu Dhabi have teamed up to launch The 7th Art, a new screening series which will explore the history of film and its relationship with other art forms.
AaAaAa Sail pointed out that despite this situation, Morocco remains the first African and Arab destination for investments in the 7th art.
A 7th Art Releasing presentation of Canada Council for the Arts/National Film Board of Canada production, with assistance from the Universal Zulu Nation, Spectrum Entertainment, CBC Radio 3.