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kinescope

[kin-uh-skohp, kahy-nuh-] /ˈkɪn əˌskoʊp, ˌkaɪ nə-/ Television.
noun
1.
Also, kine. a cathode-ray tube with a fluorescent screen on which an image is reproduced by a directed beam of electrons.
2.
the motion-picture record of a television program.
verb (used with object), kinescoped, kinescoping.
3.
to record (a program) on motion-picture film, using a kinescope.
Origin of kinescope
1930-1935
1930-35; formerly trademark
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kinescope

/ˈkɪnəskəʊp/
noun
1.
the US name for television tube
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