film

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(film)

[OE filmen, membrane]

1. A thin skin, membrane, or covering.
2. A thin sheet of material, usually cellulose and coated with a light-sensitive emulsion, used in taking photographs and radiographs.
3. In microscopy, a thin layer of blood or other material spread on a slide or coverslip.

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