Definition of Cinematograph

1. n. 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, zoögyroscope, zoöpraxiscope, etc.



Definition of Cinematograph

1. Noun. (historical) A camera that could develop its own film and served as its own projector. ¹

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Definition of Cinematograph

1. [n -S]

Cinematograph Pictures

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Literary usage of Cinematograph

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1. Moving Pictures: How They are Made and Worked by Frederick Arthur Ambrose Talbot (1914)
"He had seen the popularity of the cinematograph feature on the programme of Professor ... The touring cinematograph proved conclusively the popularity of ..."

2. The Romance of Modern Photography: Its Discovery & Its Achievements by Charles Robert Gibson (1908)
"This quicker movement is, of course, no disadvantage in reproducing a horse race or any rapidly moving body, but I always think that our cinematograph ..."

3. Proceedings of the second Pan American scientific congress: Washington, U. S by Glen Levin Swiggett (1917)
"INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION AND THE USES OF THE cinematograph IN PUBLIC INSTRUCTION. By FRANCIS HOLLEY, Founder and Director of the Bureau of Commercial Economía. ..."

4. The History of the London Society for Promoting Christianity Amongst the by W. T. Gidney (1908)
"... the President—Palestine Exhibitions—cinematograph —Patronage—Trustees—Committee—Death of the Patron—Archbishop Davidson Patron—Death of Bishop Hellmuth, ..."

5. Looking Forward: Mass Education Through Publicity by Charles Frederick Higham (1920)
"... VIII THE FUTURE OF THE cinematograph THE cinema has introduced a form of pantomimic drama with the most far- reaching possibilities. ..."

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