from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See picture tube.
- n. A film of a transmitted television program.
- transitive v. To make a film of (a transmitted television program).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. an early television receiver tube
- n. a recording of a television broadcast made by filming the screen of a monitor; a telerecording
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as kinetoscope, 2.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a cathode-ray tube in a television receiver; translates the received signal into a picture on a luminescent screen
This 1959 live TV drama, which survives on DVD via a kinescope, is one of the few that made it to the screen.
And the only way to record a television production was what's called a kinescope, which was -- a movie camera sat in front of a-- of a TV screen and produced very poor quality images.
Look up the word, "kinescope," and you will see that suggestion is really going back to the future.
Up to this point, only grainy film-based kinescope footage was available.
One of my favorite VHS tapes is of a kinescope of a 1952 World Series game between the Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers at Ebbets Field.
For inmates too sick to move, Reitzel organized concerts and kinescope shows for their barracks.
For entertainment in the hospital, Reitzel provided a gramophone and a small portable kinescope; prison officials placed a large hall at the secretary's disposal two times a week for performances.
He listened on the radio, but hired a kinescope company to record the game for later viewing.
But the scratchy kinescope replay makes it appear as if Mays simply ran back and caught the ball, not unlike any ESPN Web Gem shown every night of the season.
Months ago, it was reported that a rare kinescope of Game 7 of the 1960 World Series -- you know, the one in which spoiler alert Bill Mazeroski's walk-off home run gave the Pittsburgh Pirates a 10-9 victory over the New York Yankees -- had been found in Bing Crosby's wine cellar.
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