Definition of IMAX™ noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈaɪmæks//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈaɪmæks//
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  1. 1[uncountable] technology which allows films/movies to be shown on extremely large screens
  2. 2[countable] a cinema/movie theater or screen that uses IMAX
  3. Word Origin1960s: from i- (probably representing a pronunciation of eye) + max (short for maximum).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: IMAX™