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 for Cut film
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Film \Film\, n. [AS. film skin, fr. fell skin; akin to fylmen
     membrane, OFries. filmene skin. See Fell skin.]
     1. A thin skin; a pellicle; a membranous covering, causing
        opacity.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              He from thick films shall purge the visual ray.
                                                    --Pope.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. hence, any thin layer covering a surface.
        [1913 Webster +PJC]
  
     3. A slender thread, as that of a cobweb.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Her whip of cricket's bone, the lash of film.
                                                    --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     4. (Photog.) The layer, usually of gelatin or collodion,
        containing the sensitive salts of photographic plates.
        [PJC]
  
     5. (Photog.) a flexible sheet of celluloid or other plastic
        material to which a light-sensitive layer has been
        applied, used for recording images by the processes of
        photography. It is commonly used in rolls mounted within
        light-proof canisters suitable for simple insertion into
        cameras designed for such canisters. On such rolls,
        varying numbers of photographs may be taken before the
        canister needs to be replaced.
        [PJC]
  
     6. a motion picture.
        [PJC]
  
     7. the art of making motion pictures; -- used mostly in the
        phrase the film.
        [PJC]
  
     8. a thin transparent sheet of plastic, used for wrapping
        objects; as, polyethylene film.
        [PJC]
  
     Celluloid film (Photog.), a thin flexible sheet of
        celluloid, coated with a sensitized emulsion of gelatin,
        and used as a substitute for photographic plates.
  
     Cut film (Photog.), a celluloid film cut into pieces
        suitable for use in a camera.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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