/fil"meuh beuhl/, adj.
noting or pertaining to a story or to a literary work readily adaptable to motion picture form.
[1915-20; FILM + -ABLE]

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  • filmable — [filmabl] adj. ÉTYM. 1925, in D. D. L.; de filmer. ❖ ♦ Susceptible d être filmé, prêt à être filmé. || Scène filmable, difficilement filmable …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • filmable — adj. readily adaptable to motion picture form; of books, plays, and other works of literature. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • filmable — adjective see film II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • filmable — adjective That can be filmed; suitable for filming. Ant: unfilmable …   Wiktionary

  • filmable — fil|ma|ble Mot Pla Adjectiu invariable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • filmable — adj. able to be filmed, well suited to motion picture format …   English contemporary dictionary

  • filmable — film·able …   English syllables

  • filmable — /ˈfɪlməbəl/ (say filmuhbuhl) adjective (of a novel, play, etc.) suitable for filming …   Australian English dictionary

  • filmable — adjective (used of a story or literary work) capable of being adapted to motion picture form • Similar to: ↑adaptable • Topics: ↑literature …   Useful english dictionary

  • film — I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English filme, from Old English filmen; akin to Greek pelma sole of the foot, Old English fell skin more at fell Date: before 12th century 1. a. a thin skin or membranous covering ; pellicle b.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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