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  Definition of scene
  1. graphic art consisting of the graphic or photographic representation of a visual percept; "he painted scenes from everyday life"; "figure 2 shows photographic and schematic views of the equipment"
  2. the painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale; "they worked all night painting the scenery"
  3. the visual percept of a region; "the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views"
  4. a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film
  5. a subdivision of an act of a play; "the first act has three scenes"
  6. an incident (real or imaginary); "their parting was a sad scene"
  7. the context and environment in which something is set; "the perfect setting for a ghost story"
  8. the place where some action occurs; "the police returned to the scene of the crime"
  9. a situation treated as an observable object; "the political picture is favorable"; "the religious scene in England has changed in the last century"
  10. a display of bad temper; "he had a fit"; "she threw a tantrum"; "he made a scene"
Similar Words: view, scenery, aspect, prospect, vista, panorama, shot, setting, picture, fit, tantrum, conniption

 

Hyponyms: backdrop, background, backcloth, flat, masking piece, masking, set piece, ground, coast, exposure, foreground, glimpse, middle distance, side view, tableau, outtake, scenario, light, darkness, dark, shadow, field of honor, stage, venue, locale, locus

 

Part Meronyms: movie, film, picture, moving picture, moving-picture show, motion picture, motion-picture show, picture show, pic, flick, act

 

Derivational Morphology: watch, view, see, catch, take in

 

Anagrams: cense

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 景色   Danish: scene  
Dutch: scène   Finnish: näyttämö  
French: scène   German: Szene  
Greek: σκηνή   Hebrew: סצנה  
Hungarian: szin   Ido: ceno  
Italian: scena   Japanese: 現場  
Korean: 장면   Malayalam: രംഗം  
Portuguese: cena   Russian: сцена  
Serbian: pozorje   Spanish: escena  
Swedish: scen  
 
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