Kinetoscope definition

kĭ-nĕtə-skōp, -nētə-
An early device for viewing motion pictures, consisting of a case inside which a loop of film passes in front of an electric light, producing moving images that can be viewed through an opening in the case.
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Noun

Singular:
kinetoscope
Plural:
kinetoscopes

Origin of kinetoscope

  • Originally a trademark

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition