from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A form of machine for exhibiting animated pictures.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An apparatus, based on the principle of the zoëtrope, for projecting a great number of pictures of the same object in rapid succession upon a screen, thus producing the appearance of motion. Cinematograph, electroscope, kinographoscope, and veriscope are names applied to various machines essentially like the vitascope.
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