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 Dictionary entry overview: What does silver screen mean? 

  The noun SILVER SCREEN has 2 senses:

1. the film industry
2. a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing

  Familiarity information: SILVER SCREEN used as a noun is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1silver screen [BACK TO TOP]


The film industry

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("silver screen" is a kind of...):

celluloid; cinema; film (a medium that disseminates moving pictures)

Sense 2silver screen [BACK TO TOP]


A white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects


projection screen; screen; silver screen

Hypernyms ("silver screen" is a kind of...):

surface (the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "silver screen"):

wide screen (a projection screen that is much wider than it is high)

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