Footage meaning

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Footage is defined as the length as measured in feet, or a length of film or videotape.

When a home has 5000 square feet, this is an example of the square footage of the house.

When a director films the opening scene of a movie, this film is an example of footage.

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Length, extent, or amount based on measurement in feet.

Estimated the square footage of new office space.

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Recorded film or video, especially of a specified nature or subject.

News footage; detailed footage of the royal wedding.

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The length expressed in feet.
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The length of film that has been exposed during shooting.
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A length of magnetic tape or movie film. See magnetic tape and film.
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(uncountable) An amount of film or tape that has been used to record something.

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Origin of footage

  • foot +‎ -age (foot as a unit of length)
    From Wiktionary