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Definition of "footage" []

  • Length, extent, or amount based on measurement in feet: estimated the square footage of new office space. (noun)
  • An amount or length of film or videotape. (noun)
  • A shot or series of shots of a specified nature or subject: news footage of the royal wedding. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "footage" in a sentence
  • "Never before performed live in its entirety by the Beatles, this footage is an exclusive opportunity to hear the complete Sgt. Pepper album performed live by Cheap Trick, bringing the band full-circle in a chilling tribute to their musical heroes."
  • "Well, this footage is almost a month old, but it's my favorite so far."
  • "For Cayce's worryingly brilliant employer, the footage is the most effective piece of guerilla marketing ever devised."