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(also movie, moving picture, picture show, cinefilm), n. ~ A sequence of images that, when viewed in rapid succession, gives the appearance of movement.

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'Motion picture' connotes the use of film, as distinguished from 'video', which uses magnetic tape. 'Motion picture' is sometimes used as a generic term synonymous with 'moving image'.

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(USC, 17 USC 101) Copyright · 'Motion pictures' are audiovisual works consisting of a series of related images which, when shown in succession, impart an impression of motion, together with accompanying sounds, if any.