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  3  definitions  found 
 
  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 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Electroscope  \E*lec"tro*scope\,  n.  [Electro-  +  -scope:  cf  F. 
  ['e]lectroscope.]  (Physics) 
  An  instrument  for  detecting  the  presence  of  electricity,  or 
  changes  in  the  electric  state  of  bodies,  or  the  species  of 
  electricity  present,  as  by  means  of  pith  balls,  and  the  like 
 
  {Condensing  electroscope}  (Physics),  a  form  of  electroscope 
  in  which  an  increase  of  sensibility  is  obtained  by  the  use 
  of  a  condenser. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  electroscope 
  n  :  detects  electric  charge;  two  gold  leaves  diverge  owing  to 
  repulsion  of  charges  with  like  sign 




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