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    scene - Dictionary definition and meaning for word scene

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