HyperDic: kinetoscope

English > 1 sense of the word Kinetoscope:
NOUNartifactKinetoscopea device invented by Edison that gave an impression of movement as an endless loop of film moved continuously over a light source with a rapid shutter
English > Kinetoscope: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA device invented by Edison that gave an impression of movement as an endless loop of film moved continuously over a light source with a rapid shutter; precursor of the modern motion picture.
BroaderdeviceAn instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
Usage oftrade name, brand name, brand, marqueA name given to a product or service
Spanishquinetoscopio
CatalanKinetoscope

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