Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as cinematograph.

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Examples

  • Although there is something to be said for "kinematograph", especially if it features French ladies 'unmentionables.

    Love Affairs

  • A platform was rigged under the jib – boom in order that Hurley might secure some kinematograph pictures of the ship breaking through the ice.

    South: the story of Shackleton’s last expedition 1914–1917

  • Hurley brought out his kinematograph – camera, in order to make a record of these bergs.

    South: the story of Shackleton’s last expedition 1914–1917

  • Hurley made a record of this unusual sight with the kinematograph – camera.

    South: the story of Shackleton’s last expedition 1914–1917

  • Hurley meanwhile had rigged his kinematograph – camera and was getting pictures of the ‘Endurance’ in her death – throes.

    South: the story of Shackleton’s last expedition 1914–1917

  • Out of the dim south-west, glittering and strange, voluptuous, and in some way terrible, shone those Pleasure Cities, of which the kinematograph-phonograph and the old man in the street had spoken.

    When the Sleeper Wakes

  • It was covered with inscriptions from top to base, in vivid white and blue, save where a vast and glaring kinematograph transparency presented a realistic New Testament scene, and where a vast festoon of black to show that the popular religion followed the popular politics, hung across the lettering Graham had already become familiar with the phonotype writing and these inscriptions arrested him, being to his sense for the most part almost incredible blasphemy.

    When the Sleeper Wakes

  • After telephone, kinematograph and phonograph had replaced newspaper, book, schoolmaster, and letter, to live outside the range of the electric cables was to live an isolated savage.

    When the Sleeper Wakes

  • They protruded from a background of swarming halls, elevated passages, rooms jammed with ward leaders in council kinematograph and telephone rooms, and windows looking out on a seething sea of marching men.

    When the Sleeper Wakes

  • If they have worked well they have a penny or so — enough for a theatre or a cheap dancing place, or a kinematograph story, or a dinner or a bet.

    When the Sleeper Wakes

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