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cinematograph


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cinematograph  \Cin`e*mat"o*graph\,  n.  [Gr.  ?,  ?,  motion  + 
  -graph.] 
  1.  A  machine,  combining  magic  lantern  and  kinetoscope 
  features,  for  projecting  on  a  screen  a  series  of  pictures, 
  moved  rapidly  (25  to  50  a  second)  and  intermittently 
  before  an  objective  lens,  and  producing  by  persistence  of 
  vision  the  illusion  of  continuous  motion;  a  moving-picture 
  machine;  also  any  of  several  other  machines  or  devices 
  producing  moving  pictorial  effects.  Other  common  names  for 
  the  cinematograph  are  {animatograph},  {biograph}, 
  {bioscope},  {electrograph},  {electroscope}, 
  {kinematograph},  {kinetoscope},  {veriscope},  {vitagraph}, 
  {vitascope},  {zo["o]gyroscope},  {zo["o]praxiscope},  etc 




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