Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A screen through which many closely spaces parallel pins have been inserted, used to make an impression of a three-dimensional object. Used as a novelty and in animated film entertainment.

Etymologies

pin +‎ screen (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • La coppia restò unita per la vita, ed insieme sviluppò un nuovo stile di animazione utilizzando il pinscreen.

    No Fat Clips!!! : Une nuit sur le Mont Chauve

  • UPDATE: Yesterday was getting a little late, so I forgot to add that Feuilleton links to several more pinscreen animations.

    No Fat Clips!!! : Une nuit sur le Mont Chauve

  • The pinscreen consists of a white screen pierced by hundreds of thousands of pins that can slide back and forth, each in its own hole.

    No Fat Clips!!! : Une nuit sur le Mont Chauve

  • Il pinscreen è uno schermo bianco costellato da centinaia di migliaia di perni che possono scorrere avanti e indietro, ognuno nel suo foro.

    No Fat Clips!!! : Une nuit sur le Mont Chauve

  • The pair formed a life long partnership and together developed a new style of animation using a pinscreen.

    No Fat Clips!!! : Une nuit sur le Mont Chauve

  • Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have cultivated many thousands of nanocrystals in what looks like a pinscreen or "pin art" on silicon, a step toward reliable mass production of semiconductor nanowires for millionths-of-a-meter-scale devices such as sensors and lasers.

    Domain-b Brand Dossier

  • "The pair formed a life-long partnership and together developed a new style of animation using a pinscreen, a white board containing thousands of pins whose shadows when pushed out of the board provide the grey tones required to create a picture."

    GreenCine Daily

  • UPDATE: Ieri s’è fatto tardi ed ho scordato di aggiungere che Feuilleton ha i link ad altre animazioni in pinscreen.

    No Fat Clips!!! : Une nuit sur le Mont Chauve

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