celluloid: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (sel'yu-loid"), [key]
— n.
  1. a tough, highly flammable substance consisting essentially of cellulose nitrate and camphor, used in the manufacture of motion-picture and x-ray film and other products.
  2. motion-picture film.
  1. of or involving motion pictures.
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