What is the meaning of scene?


  • The place where some action occurs.
    • usage: "the police returned to the scene of the crime"
  • An incident (real or imaginary. )
    • usage: "their parting was a sad scene"
  • The visual percept of a region.
    • usage: "the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views"
  • A consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film.
  • A situation treated as an observable object.
    • usage: "the political picture is favorable"; "the religious scene in England has changed in the last century"
  • A subdivision of an act of a play.
    • usage: "the first act has three scenes"
  • A display of bad temper.
    • usage: "he had a fit"; "she threw a tantrum"; "he made a scene"
  • Graphic art consisting of the graphic or photographic representation of a visual percept.
    • usage: "he painted scenes from everyday life"; "figure 2 shows photographic and schematic views of the equipment"
  • The context and environment in which something is set.
    • usage: "the perfect setting for a ghost story"
  • The painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale.
    • usage: "they worked all night painting the scenery"
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APAWordNet. (2010). scene. Retrieved June 21, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/scene/definitions/1207688
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "scene" http://smartdefine.org/scene/definitions/1207688 (accessed June 21, 2018).
HarvardWordNet 2010, scene, Smart Define, viewed 21 June, 2018, <http://smartdefine.org/scene/definitions/1207688>.
MLAWordNet. "scene" 23 October 2010. Web. 21 June 2018. <http://smartdefine.org/scene/definitions/1207688>
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