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Scene

n.1.The structure on which a spectacle or play is exhibited; the part of a theater in which the acting is done, with its adjuncts and decorations; the stage.
2.The decorations and fittings of a stage, representing the place in which the action is supposed to go on; one of the slides, or other devices, used to give an appearance of reality to the action of a play; as, to paint scenes; to shift the scenes; to go behind the scenes.
3.So much of a play as passes without change of locality or time, or important change of character; hence, a subdivision of an act; a separate portion of a play, subordinate to the act, but differently determined in different plays; as, an act of four scenes.
My dismal scene I needs must act alone.
- Shak.
4.The place, time, circumstance, etc., in which anything occurs, or in which the action of a story, play, or the like, is laid; surroundings amid which anything is set before the imagination; place of occurrence, exhibition, or action.
The world is a vast scene of strife.
- J. M. Mason.
5.An assemblage of objects presented to the view at once; a series of actions and events exhibited in their connection; a spectacle; a show; an exhibition; a view.
6.A landscape, or part of a landscape; scenery.
7.An exhibition of passionate or strong feeling before others; often, an artifical or affected action, or course of action, done for effect; a theatrical display.
Behind the scenes
behind the scenery of a theater; out of the view of the audience, but in sight of the actors, machinery, etc.; hence, conversant with the hidden motives and agencies of what appears to public view.
v. t.1.To exhibit as a scene; to make a scene of; to display.
Noun1.scene - the place where some action occurs; "the police returned to the scene of the crime"
2.scene - an incident (real or imaginary); "their parting was a sad scene"
3.Scenescene - the visual percept of a region; "the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views"
4.scene - a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film
Synonyms: shot
5.scene - a situation treated as an observable object; "the political picture is favorable"; "the religious scene in England has changed in the last century"
Synonyms: picture
6.scene - a subdivision of an act of a play; "the first act has three scenes"
7.scene - a display of bad temper; "he had a fit"; "she threw a tantrum"; "he made a scene"
Synonyms: conniption, fit, tantrum
8.scene - graphic art consisting of the graphic or photographic representation of a visual percept; "he painted scenes from everyday life"; "figure 2 shows photographic and schematic views of the equipment"
Synonyms: view
9.scene - the context and environment in which something is set; "the perfect setting for a ghost story"
Synonyms: setting
10.scene - the painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale; "they worked all night painting the scenery"
Synonyms: scenery
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