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celluloid

noun [U] uk   /ˈsel.jʊ.lɔɪd/ us  
old-fashioned films or the cinema generally: Critics called it "The most seductive image of woman ever committed to celluloid" (= put in a film). a type of plastic used to make many things, especially, in the past, photographic film
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