Cinema vs Camming - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between cinema and camming

is that cinema is cinema (the art of making films and movies) while camming is (slang) camcording; the illegal re-recording of films on camcorder in a cinema.



(wikipedia cinema)


  • (countable) A film.
  • (countable) A movie theatre, a movie house
  • (film, uncountable) Film or movies as a group.
  • (film, uncountable) The film and movie industry.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-29, volume=407, issue=8842, page=55, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Travels and travails , passage=Even without hovering drones, a lurking assassin, a thumping score and a denouement, the real-life story of Edward Snowden, a rogue spy on the run, could be straight out of the cinema . But, as with Hollywood, the subplots and exotic locations may distract from the real message: America’s discomfort and its foes’ glee.}}
  • (film, uncountable) The art of making films and movies.
  • Synonyms

    * film, movie (chiefly US) * movie theatre (rare), movie theater (chiefly US), movie house (chiefly US), pictures (regional, dated ) * seventh art (the art of making films and movies )


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  • (slang) Camcording; the illegal re-recording of films on camcorder in a cinema.
  • * 2006 , Joan M Van Tassel, Digital rights management
  • Many of the VCDs sold in Asia stem from such camming ...
  • * {{quote-news, year=2007, date=February 19, author=Ian Austen, title=Hollywood Gets Tough on Movie Copying in Canada, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=In the United States, federal law as well as 40 state laws can impose harsh penalties for videotaping movies from theater screens, a process known as camming . }}
  • * 2009 , Robert Bird, Subhash C Jain, The Global Challenge of Intellectual Property Rights
  • Considering the supposed losses due to camming , the small reward and associated limitations on receiving it are unlikely to encourage employees to make the extra, and perhaps dangerous, effort to stop this illegal conduct.