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  • noun Plural form of kinetoscope.

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Examples

  • The kinetoscopes were initially a hit when they first appeared in arcades around 1894, but soon their popularity declined – people became bored with selection of films that Edison was producing.

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  • I recommend it to any fans of William Gibson and to anyone who gets excited at the mention of Jacquard looms, Babbage engines and kinetoscopes.

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  • Another of the industries at the Orange works is the manufacture of projecting kinetoscopes, by means of which the motion pictures are shown.

    Edison, His Life and Inventions, vol. 2

  • Another of the industries at the Orange works is the manufacture of projecting kinetoscopes, by means of which the motion pictures are shown.

    Edison, His Life and Inventions

  • And is there not the phonograph specialist? to say nothing of Crooke's tubes, electrical apparatus, kinetoscopes, and phonographs?

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  • Quite possibly, such Martian folk are possessed of inventions of which we have not dreamed, and with them electrophones and kinetoscopes are things of a bygone past, preserved with veneration in museums as relics of the clumsy contrivances of the simple childhood of their kind.

    Mars

  • Quite possibly such Martian folk are possessed of inventions of which we have not dreamed, and with them electrophones and kinetoscopes are things of a bygone past, preserved with veneration in museums as relics of the clumsy contrivances of the simple childhood of the race.

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