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'SCOPE

Popular term for anamorphic systems of wide-screen cinematography, by derivation from Cinema

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100 HZ SCANNING

Speed of the set's refresh rate on TV. Higher refresh rate provides smoother picture and less noticeable motion blur. Image is refreshed 100 times every second.

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16 MM

One of the known film gauges. 16mm represents width of the film. It is generally used for non-theatrical and low-budget movies.

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16 MO

Book in which each paper is folded four times, forming 16 leaves, or 32 pages. Synonym for 16mo is sextodecimo.

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16:9 SWITCHING

Aspect ratio (ratio of width/height) for monitors and laptops. It has width of 16 units and height of 9. 16:9 switching allows you to squeeze the picture vertically.

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18 MO

Book where each sheet is folded to form 18 leaves, or 36 pages. Also known as octodecimo.

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24 MO

Book in which each sheet is folded several times to form 24 leaves, or 48 pages.

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32 MO

Book in which each sheet is folded 5 times to form 32 leaves, or 64 pages.

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35 MM

Commonly used film gauge. 35mm refers to the width of film. It is mainly applied in chemical still photography and in motion pictures production.

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64 MO

Book in which each sheet is folded 6 times to create 64 leaves, or 128 pages. It is also known as sexagesimo-quarto.

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