What does the word film mean?

Usage examples for film

  1. The effect was blinding, and soon Rupert, an excellent horseman, began to feel as though he were the maddened villain of some flickering film of the Wild West, whose career had soon to end in a frightful tumble. – Burning Sands by Arthur Weigall
  2. There is now, perhaps, there always will be, a film, a shade between us. – Nancy A Novel by Rhoda Broughton
  3. A short time before his death, he turned his eyes, over which the film of death was gathering, to my father, and, with much difficulty, said,- 'Pray- for- me. – The Path of Duty, and Other Stories by H. S. Caswell