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n. street slang for methamphetamine, a drug in a chrystaline form which supposedly stimulates the senses, is popular with some illicit drug users, and is addictive. It smells bad, has serious unhealthy side effects, and its possession, use and sale without a prescription are all crimes. (See: narcotics, controlled substance)

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They had already practiced the technique of reciprocity: making shutter speed, f-stop, light and film speed agree.
One of the robag[R] 3 innovations is its ability to provide a continuous, regular and smooth film speed; perfect for all types of films, including high sensitivity films.
This remarkable film, which has no diegetic sound (its ambient, semi-improvisational electronic sound track was composed by Granat, Jutta Koether, and Stefan Tcherepnin), is presented as a continuous sequence of split-screen images; the two sides are often nearly identical, distinguished from one another by alterations of film speed, exposure, and slight lapses in narrative time.
In the second chapter, Hatchuel examines the differences between theatrical "telling" and cinematic "showing" through a discussion of how cinematic techniques of editing, flashback and flashforward, film speed, and camera movement allow film directors to reshape Shakespearean stage narratives for the screen.
It's something of a reunion for the two actors, who first starred together 12 years ago in Sandra's breakout film Speed.
It's something of a reunion for the two actors, who first starred together in Sandra's breakout film Speed, 12 years ago.
Like Sandra Bullock in the film Speed, we are afraid to take our foot off the accelerator in case the bus of our lives blows up.
(Think of a photon as an 'atom' of light.) There's a simple relationship between film speed and grain.
Today, we all must decide if we want our pictures for the photo album or the photo file on the computer, as well as determining such previously mundane things as the right film speed and type and where to get the pictures developed.
When manually controlling your camera, you can play with film speed and apertures to create interesting effects.