the place where some action occurs
"the police returned to the scene of the crime"
an incident (real or imaginary)
"their parting was a sad scene"
view, aspect, prospect, scene, vista, panorama(noun)
the visual percept of a region
"the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views"
persuasion, candidate, diorama, look, perspective, prognosis, aspect, setting, purview, tantrum, view, fit, vista, survey, thought, chance, position, facet, picture, opinion, facial expression, prospect, sentiment, scenery, cyclorama, panorama, eyeshot, horizon, expectation, conniption, face, sight, expression, outlook, medical prognosis, shot
a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film
shaft, stab, dig, guessing, aspect, setting, tantrum, snap, fit, guesswork, vista, view, blastoff, stroke, barb, guess, picture, shooter, prospect, slam, scenery, panorama, crack, snapshot, shooting, gibe, conniption, jibe, injection, pellet, dead reckoning, shot
a situation treated as an observable object
"the political picture is favorable"; "the religious scene in England has changed in the last century"
prospect, flick, video, aspect, setting, film, tantrum, view, fit, moving picture, vista, impression, depiction, characterization, picture, motion-picture show, pic, ikon, scenery, movie, characterisation, panorama, word-painting, shot, mental picture, delineation, exposure, image, conniption, photo, motion picture, pictorial matter, photograph, icon, painting, word picture, moving-picture show, picture show
a subdivision of an act of a play
"the first act has three scenes"
fit, tantrum, scene, conniption(noun)
a display of bad temper
"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
"he painted scenes from everyday life"; "figure 2 shows photographic and schematic views of the equipment"
tantrum, purview, view, fit, eyeshot, setting, aspect, thought, prospect, opinion, panorama, vista, conniption, horizon, perspective, scenery, sentiment, persuasion, position, sight, survey, shot, picture
the context and environment in which something is set
"the perfect setting for a ghost story"
place setting, fit, view, circumstance, aspect, scenery, prospect, setting, mise en scene, panorama, vista, conniption, scope, background, mount, shot, context, tantrum, picture, stage setting
the painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale
"they worked all night painting the scenery"
a usually depiction of a scene
look at the tableau to understand what happened.
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How to use scene in a sentence?
Syria and Russia, as a common enemy, provide a wonderful platform for consolidation. We are ready to put up with that for a while in the hope that it will eventually lead us to some positive trend based on interaction. this reminds me very much of the events of 2003, when US representatives in the Security Council showed alleged chemical weapons discovered in Iraq. A military campaign in Iraq ensued, which ended with the destruction of the country, an increased terrorist threat and the emergence of ISIS on the international scene.
Looking at the waves, cresting then hitting the shore, only to retreat ignominiously back to sea, it reminded me that people are like waves. Their moods shift and turn, then crest before hitting the shore, and only some of the lucky few can ride that wave standing up, smoothly carving an intricate pattern as he or she rides towards a sun blanched shore. At times like this, I always like to quote from Macbeth’s soliloquy in act 5, scene 5 of William Shakespeare's Macbeth, when Macbeth heard of his wife’s death.
Grimaldi explained. The X-ray revealed several figures, including the outline of what could be one of the three wise men. Also visible is the outline of a baby in a manger with a halo around its head. MASSIVE, 2,034-FOOT ASTEROID WILL ZOOM PAST EARTH JUST AFTER CHRISTMAS X-rays of a medieval painting revealed a Nativity scene that was painted over centuries ago. (Northumbria University and The Bowes Museum) It was common practice to apply gold leaf to these type[s] of religious paintings and in the x-ray, we can see that gold is present in the halo around the babys head.
It's a scene, a biblical scene which is turned political, and the message is very interesting because the message of peace is done for Palestinians and Israelis, and I think it's a very nice piece of art.
They immediately put up yellow [ tape ] saying it was a crime scene, then I knew the worst was coming.
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- منظر, مشهدArabic
- escenaCatalan, Valencian
- optrin, sceneDanish
- escena, escenarioSpanish
- tapahtumapaikka, näyttämö, kohtausFinnish
- scène, scène de ménageFrench
- kép, jelenet, szín, színhely, látványHungarian
- シーン, 現場Japanese
- 장면, 場面Korean
- ZeenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- pozornica, pozorjeSerbo-Croatian
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