motionpicture projector

motion picture

noun
1.
a sequence of consecutive pictures of objects photographed in motion by a specially designed camera (motion-picture camera) and thrown on a screen by a projector (motion-picture projector) in such rapid succession as to give the illusion of natural movement.
2.
a play, event, or the like, presented in this form.
3.
motion pictures, the art, technique, or business of producing motion pictures.
Also called movie, moving picture.


Origin:
1890–95

motion-picture, adjective
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motion picture
 
n
(US), (Canadian) Also called: film
 a.  a sequence of images of moving objects photographed by a camera and providing the optical illusion of continuous movement when projected onto a screen
 b.  a form of entertainment, information, etc, composed of such a sequence of images and shown in a cinema, etc

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