big screen

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big screen (plural big screens)

  1. The large viewing surface upon which films are projected in a cinema.
    You should watch Star Wars on the big screen for the full effect.
    • 2021 September 22, Stephen Roberts, “The writings on the wall...”, in RAIL, number 940, page 74:
      He also became a big screen star. The 2014 film Paddington included scenes shot within his namesake terminus, [...].
  2. (idiomatic, by extension) movies, or that which is related to movies or cinema.
    Stars of the stage and the big screen gathered for the awards ceremony.

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