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cinematograph

[sin-uh-mat-uh-graf, -grahf] /ˌsɪn əˈmæt əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/
noun
1.
a motion-picture projector.
2.
a motion-picture camera.
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
3.
to photograph with a motion-picture camera.
Also, kinematograph.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; < French cinématographe, equivalent to cinémat- (< Greek kīnēmat-, stem of kī́nēma motion) + -o- -o- + -graphe -graph
Related forms
cinematographic
[sin-uh-mat-uh-graf-ik] /ˌsɪn əˌmæt əˈgræf ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
cinematographically, adverb
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Examples from the web for cinematograph
  • The cinematograph shows a series of animated pictures, much the same as seen at one of the parks last sun mer.
  • They made a sort of shuddering veil, almost recalling the dizziness of a cinematograph.
  • Cats have repeatedly been drawn into cinematograph representations with success, however.
British Dictionary definitions for cinematograph

cinematograph

/ˌsɪnɪˈmætəˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf/
noun
1.
a combined camera, printer, and projector
verb
2.
to take pictures (of) with a film camera
Word Origin
C19 (earlier spelling kinematograph): from Greek kinēmat-, kinēma motion + -graph
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