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Definitions of scene

  1.   the painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale; " they worked all night painting the scenery"
  2.   graphic art consisting of the graphic or photographic representation of a visual percept; " he painted scenes from everyday life"; " figure 2 shows photographic and schematic views of the equipment"
  3.   To exhibit as a scene; to make a scene of; to display.
  4.   A stage; the place where dramatic pieces and other shows are exhibited; the place in which anything is exhibited; a series of actions and events, or groups of objects exhibited; a spectacle; the division of an act; the picture of the place of action; any remarkable exhibition; an exhibition of passion.
  5.   A stage; painted view; place of action or occurrence; spectacle; division of an act of a play.
  6.   A landscape; place and surroundings of an event; place represented on the stage; division of an act of a play; any striking exhibition or display, as of passion.
  7.   The time, place, or circumstance in which anything occurs, either in real life or in literature; a division of a play; spectacle; exhibition; a landscape; display of feeling between two or more persons.
  8.   the context and environment in which something is set; " the perfect setting for a ghost story"
  9.   a subdivision of an act of a play; " the first act has three scenes"
  10.   the place where some action occurs; " the police returned to the scene of the crime"
  11.   An exhibition of passionate or strong feeling before others; often, an artifical or affected action, or course of action, done for effect; a theatrical display.
  12.   A landscape, or part of a landscape; scenery.
  13.   The structure on which a spectacle or play is exhibited; the part of a theater in which the acting is done, with its adjuncts and decorations; the stage.
  14.   An assemblage of objects presented to the view at once; a series of actions and events exhibited in their connection; a spectacle; a show; an exhibition; a view.
  15.   a display of bad temper; " he had a fit"; " she threw a tantrum"; " he made a scene"
  16.   a situation treated as an observable object; " the political picture is favorable"; " the religious scene in England has changed in the last century"
  17.   an incident ( real or imaginary); " their parting was a sad scene"
  18.   the visual percept of a region; " the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views"
  19.   Many objects, forming one whole, displayed at one view; the place of action or occurrence; a part of a play; in a theatre, certain stage paintings, & c.; an exhibition of strong feeling between two or more persons.
  20.   a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film
  21.   The decorations and fittings of a stage, representing the place in which the action is supposed to go on; one of the slides, or other devices, used to give an appearance of reality to the action of a play; as, to paint scenes; to shift the scenes; to go behind the scenes.
  22.   ( orig.) The stage of a theatre on which the actors perform: a picture of the place of an action: a large painted view: place of action, occurrence, or exhibition: the part of a play acted without change of place: a series of events connected and exhibited: a number of objects presented to the view at once: spectacle: view: a display of strong feeling between two or more persons.
  23.   The place, time, circumstance, etc., in which anything occurs, or in which the action of a story, play, or the like, is laid; surroundings amid which anything is set before the imagination; place of occurrence, exhibition, or action.

Quotes of scene

  1. Our first scene is sort of a reunion between the X -Men characters, which establishes everyone's relationship to one another, sort of like a recap for all those who have forgotten since the last movie. – Shawn Ashmore
  2. I don't personally look to my own life experiences for answers about how to play a scene – Christian Bale
  3. I changed my mind because of a scene between Howard Cunningham and Richie. The father -son situation was written so movingly, I fell in love with the project. – Tom Bosley
  4. Yeah, it's funny, working on a show with as large a cast as we have here, your work gets sort of compartmentalized. There's still about half the cast that I've never had a scene with but I have missed working with Terry. – Michael Emerson
  5. With today's fast films, you can light the way your eye sees the scene You can abuse the film and create subtleties in contrast with light and exposure, diffusion and filters. That's what makes it an art. – Conrad Hall
  6. I can't tell you how much we laughed on the set to have Alec Guinness in a scene with a big, furry dog that's flying a space ship. – Mark Hamill
  7. I love TV. I know all the theme songs from the shows I watch. I'm not one of those who'd rather be a movie star. I prefer TV because of the rushed way of working -on a movie set, you sit around and wait and wait to do a scene because they're adjusting the lights. – Dana Hill
  8. Julie Dryfus and I were both afraid of heights and in one scene I had to be quite high up and I was rather terrified, but Julie was very kind, encouraging me and we got through that together. – Chiaki Kuriyama
  9. I checked myself out in that funeral parlour scene I saw myself laughing, because there was a shot of Ed and I together and Mary was right in back of us. My head turned from the camera and I saw myself laughing, because Mary was absolutely brilliant in that thing. – Gavin MacLeod
  10. Yeah, what happened was Universal wanted one of the characters to be nice so they chose me so there was a scene where the girl was tied to the bed and I let her go. – Matthew McGrory
  11. I look out the window sometimes to seek the color of the shadows and the different greens in the trees, but when I get ready to paint I just close my eyes and imagine a scene – Grandma Moses
  12. I enjoy some physical stuff. But if I had a choice between playing a scene where it's raining, it's terribly cold, I'm wet and I'm being drowned and playing a scene with dinosaur eggs in a laboratory, I'd probably take the latter. It's warmer and generally more comfortable! – Sam Neill
  13. Really, at a time when they're debating when and where a nativity scene can be used, this is the kind of stuff we need to have out there- outside of the church. – John Tesh
  14. I believe I'm doing the right thing in trying to step away from that and to take chances and work on little independent films and do stuff like that wild dance scene – Patrick Warburton
  15. Piper insisted she had to be out of breath when we played this one scene so she ran around the block. Thank God she wasn't doing a crucifixtion scene we would have had to nail her to the wall. – Dick York

Usage examples for scene

  1. When he came to himself the scene had changed. ” – Winning His Way by Charles Carleton Coffin
  2. There were many boys in the room by whom that little scene was taken to heart before they slept. ” – Tom Brown's School Days by Thomas Hughes
  3. Do you think I'd have left you there alone to a trying death- bed scene weak as you are? ” – Kildares of Storm by Eleanor Mercein Kelly
  4. But as the train went on and on and much the same scene appeared on either hand he began to wonder when it would all end. ” – With Zola in England by Ernest Alfred Vizetelly
  5. “ Is Miss Morton able to go on with the scene – The Film of Fear by Arnold Fredericks
  6. “ " I try to school myself against it, but with all my experience, a scene like this makes me sick at heart. ” – The Crevice by William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander
  7. “ A strange little scene not English at all. ” – Marriage à la mode by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  8. Suddenly the scene changed. ” – The Mystery of a Turkish Bath by E.M. Gollan (AKA Rita)
  9. Yes you would- make a scene – Black Oxen by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  10. It was not, in fact, until close to the time that Farley, Henkel and Page came on the scene – Dave Darrin's First Year at Annapolis by H. Irving Hancock
  11. Then there was that scene in the library at Wendover. ” – The Everlasting Arms by Joseph Hocking
  12. The scene of the battle in those early hours was a great and terrible picture. ” – From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917 by Philip Gibbs
  13. You have never seen anything so dreadful as that scene – America's War for Humanity by Thomas Herbert Russell
  14. Did she remember that terrible scene when mother struck her? ” – Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman
  15. Not twelve feet away, Sundown gazed upon the scene with fear- wide eyes. ” – Sundown Slim by Henry Hubert Knibbs
  16. And so it was in every scene in every situation. ” – Oscar Wilde by Leonard Cresswell Ingleby
  17. The fire dies down, and darkness enwraps the scene – The Dynasts An Epic-Drama Of The War With Napoleon, In Three Parts, Nineteen Acts, And One Hundred And Thirty Scenes by Thomas Hardy
  18. “ " Kindness," said she, " is a strange word to use in connection with that scene when I found myself forced to part with the only mother that I have known since my own mamma died." ” – The Living Link by James De Mille
  19. Imagine that scene M. Ricardo. ” – At the Villa Rose by A. E. W. Mason
  20. The scene between them was terrible. ” – Lucretia, Volume 6. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton

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