- film gate
: a portion of a motion-picture mechanism which positions the film while it remains stationary or passes before the aperture
* * *(in motion-picture cameras and projectors) a mechanism that holds the film flat in the focal plane of the lens during exposure or projection.
* * *film gate,a device that aligns and secures motion-picture film while it is being projected or exposed.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.
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