film set

film set
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [film set]
    • /fɪlm sɛt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [film set]
    • /fɪlm sɛt/

Definitions of film set words

  • verb with object film set to photocompose. 1
  • adjective film set (of type) set on a photocomposer. 1
  • noun film set movie: stage, setting 1
  • noun film set the scenery and props as arranged for shooting a film 0

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Origin of film set

First appearance:

before 1950
One of the 5% newest English words
First recorded in 1950-55; film + set

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Parts of speech for Film set


film set popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 44% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 50% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

film set usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for film set

noun film set

  • location — memory location
  • set — to put (something or someone) in a particular place: to set a vase on a table.
  • back lot — an outdoor area, usually adjoining a studio, used for the shooting of exterior scenes.
  • backdrop — A backdrop is a large piece of cloth, often with scenery painted on it, that is hung at the back of a stage while a play is being performed.
  • scenery — the general appearance of a place; the aggregate of features that give character to a landscape.

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