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[kin-uh-mat-uh-graf, -grahf, kahy-nuh-] /ˌkɪn əˈmæt əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf, ˌkaɪ nə-/
noun Unabridged
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  • Moreover, the technical conditions of the kinematograph show favor the importance of the movement.

    The Photoplay Hugo Mnsterberg
  • We may regard it as proven that the kinematograph has come to stay.

  • The phonographs of the story-tellers, the kinematograph entertainments, the news machines—none of them are to be found there.

    Tales of Space and Time Herbert George Wells
  • The waves are recorded photographically, in some cases by the kinematograph.

  • Why, it was only a faked-up thing, the taking of a kinematograph picture for the Alhambra.

    Cleek, the Master Detective Thomas W. Hanshew
  • The Eden Musée was the first place where this French kinematograph was installed.

    The Photoplay Hugo Mnsterberg
  • It's a put-up thing: the taking of a kinematograph film, a living picture, for the Alhambra to-night!

    Cleek, the Master Detective Thomas W. Hanshew
  • I put the proposition to the kinematograph people and their interest carried it through.

    Old Mole Gilbert Cannan
  • The kinematograph pictures are ended, for I am in Palestine, on the first of April, just fifteen days from home.

  • John Lomas got his fill of laughter, and, the kinematograph being no new thing there, the theater weathered that competition.

    Old Mole Gilbert Cannan
British Dictionary definitions for kinematograph


/ˌkɪnɪˈmætəˌɡrɑːf; ˌkaɪnɪ-; -ˌɡræf/
a variant of cinematograph
Derived Forms
kinematographer (ˌkɪnəməˈtɒɡrəfə) noun
kinematographic (ˌkɪnɪˌmætəˈɡræfɪk; ˌkaɪnɪ-) adjective
kinematography, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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