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lantern slide

noun
1.
a slide or transparency for projection by a slide projector or magic lantern.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75
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Examples for lantern slide
  • Since lantern slides were usually made from a negative, some images may appear twice, as both a lantern slide and a photograph.
  • Patients were provided with entertainment in the form of lantern slide shows and musical performances.
  • Drafts and texts of speeches, radio addresses, and a lantern slide presentation.
British Dictionary definitions for lantern slide

lantern slide

noun
1.
(formerly) a photographic slide for projection, used in a magic lantern
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