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- n. An animation device invented in 1877 and used in early image projection
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An instrument, similar to the phenakistoscope, for presenting to view, or projecting upon a screen, images the natural motions of real objects.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An instrument allied to the phenakistoscope and zoetrope, and giving like effects.
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