Scene vs. Scenery

Scene vs. Scenery — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Scene and Scenery

Scenenoun

Something seen by a viewer; a view or prospect.

Scenerynoun

A view or views of natural features, especially in open country

enjoying the varied mountain scenery.

Scenenoun

The place where an action or event occurs

the scene of the crime.

Scenerynoun

Backdrops, hangings, furnishings, and other accessories on a theater stage or on a film or television set that represent the location of a scene.

Scenenoun

The place in which the action of a play, movie, novel, or other narrative occurs; a setting.

Scenerynoun

View, natural features, landscape.

Scenenoun

A subdivision of an act in a dramatic presentation in which the setting is fixed and the time continuous.

Scenerynoun

Stage backdrops, property and other items on a stage that give the impression of the location of the scene.

Scenenoun

A shot or series of shots in a movie constituting a unit of continuous related action.

Scenerynoun

the painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale;

they worked all night painting the scenery

Scenenoun

A section of a narrative in which the action is depicted through detail and dialogue as if it is occurring in real time

The editor felt the story had too much summary and suggested that the author add more scenes.

Scenerynoun

the appearance of a place

Scenenoun

The scenery and properties for a dramatic presentation.

Scenenoun

A theater stage.

Scenenoun

A real or fictitious episode, especially when described.

Scenenoun

A public display of passion or temper

tried not to make a scene.

Scenenoun

A sphere of activity

observers of the political scene.

Scenenoun

(Slang) A situation or set of circumstances

a bad scene.a wild scene.

Scenenoun

The location of an event that attracts attention.

the scene of the crime

Scenenoun

(theater) The structure on which a spectacle or play is exhibited; the part of a theater in which the acting is done, with its adjuncts and decorations; the stage.

They stood in the centre of the scene.

Scenenoun

The decorations and fittings of a stage, representing the place in which the action is supposed to go on; one of the slides, or other devices, used to give an appearance of reality to the action of a play

to paint scenesto change the scenesbehind the scenes

Scenenoun

So much of a play as passes without change of locality or time, or important change of character; hence, a subdivision of an act; a separate portion of a play, subordinate to the act, but differently determined in different plays

The play is divided into three acts, and in total twenty-five scenes.The most moving scene is the final one, where he realizes he has wasted his whole life.There were some very erotic scenes in the movie, although it was not classified as pornography.

Scenenoun

The place, time, circumstance, etc., in which anything occurs, or in which the action of a story, play, or the like, is laid; surroundings amid which anything is set before the imagination; place of occurrence, exhibition, or action.

Scenenoun

An assemblage of objects presented to the view at once; a series of actions and events exhibited in their connection; a spectacle; a show; an exhibition; a view.

He assessed the scene to check for any danger, and agreed it was safe.

Scenenoun

A landscape, or part of a landscape; scenery.

Scenenoun

An exhibition of passionate or strong feeling before others, creating embarrassment or disruption; often, an artificial or affected action, or course of action, done for effect; a theatrical display

The headmistress told the students not to cause a scene.They saw an angry scene outside the pub.The crazy lady made a scene in the grocery store.

Scenenoun

An element of fiction writing.

Scenenoun

A social environment consisting of an informal, vague group of people with a uniting interest; their sphere of activity; a subculture.

She got into the emo scene at an early age.

Sceneverb

(transitive) To exhibit as a scene; to make a scene of; to display.

Scenenoun

the place where some action occurs;

the police returned to the scene of the crime

Scenenoun

an incident (real or imaginary);

their parting was a sad scene

Scenenoun

the visual percept of a region;

the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views

Scenenoun

a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film

Scenenoun

a situation treated as an observable object;

the political picture is favorablethe religious scene in England has changed in the last century

Scenenoun

a subdivision of an act of a play;

the first act has three scenes

Scenenoun

a display of bad temper;

he had a fitshe threw a tantrumhe made a scene

Scenenoun

graphic art consisting of the graphic or photographic representation of a visual percept;

he painted scenes from everyday lifefigure 2 shows photographic and schematic views of the equipment

Scenenoun

the context and environment in which something is set;

the perfect setting for a ghost story

Scenenoun

the painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale;

they worked all night painting the scenery