from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An optical device formerly used to project an enlarged image of a picture.
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- n. An old name for a slide projector.
- n. An early form of slide projector that could achieve simple animation by moving and merging images.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. an optical instrument consisting of a case inclosing a light, and having suitable lenses in a lateral tube, for throwing upon a screen, in a darkened room or the like, greatly magnified pictures from slides placed in the focus of the outer lens.
- adj. See Lantern.
- n. An early form of slide projector.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an early form of slide projector
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