from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An optical device formerly used to project an enlarged image of a picture.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun An early form of slide projector.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An old name for a slide projector.
  • noun An early form of slide projector that could achieve simple animation by moving and merging images.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an early form of slide projector


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