filmed
Pronunciation Verb
  1. Simple past tense and past participle of film
Adjective

filmed (not comparable)

  1. Covered with a film.
    • 1941, Emily Carr, Klee Wyck, Chapter 15,
      A gleam burst through his filmed eyes.
  2. (in compounds) Covered with a film of (a specified type or substance).
    • 1860, John Ruskin, Modern Painters, Volume V, Chapter X, “Leaves Motionless,” § 24,
      No words, that I know of, will say what these mosses are. None are delicate enough, none perfect enough, none rich enough. How is one to tell of the rounded bosses of furred and beaming green,—the starred divisions of rubied bloom, fine-filmed, as if the Rock Spirits could spin porphyry as we do glass,—the traceries of intricate silver, and fringes of amber, lustrous, arborescent, 100 burnished through every fibre into fitful brightness and glossy traverses of silken change, yet all subdued and pensive, and framed for simplest, sweetest offices of grace.
    • 1888, H. G. Wells, “The Chronic Argonauts,”
      White roses and daedal creepers, that Miss Carnot had first adorned the walls with, spread now luxuriantly over the lichen-filmed tiles of the roof, and in slender graceful sprays timidly invaded the ghostly cobweb-draped apartments.
    • 1923, D. H. Lawrence, “Pomegranate” in Birds, Beasts and Flowers,
      Do you mean to tell me there should be no fissure?
      No glittering, compact drops of dawn?
      Do you mean it is wrong, the gold-filmed skin, integument, shown ruptured?



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