vitascope

[vahy-tuh-skohp]
noun
one of the first motion-picture projectors, developed by Thomas Edison.

Origin:
1890–95, Americanism; < Latin vīta life + -scope

vitascopic [vahy-tuh-skop-ik] , adjective
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vitascope (ˈvaɪtəˌskəʊp)
 
n
an early type of film projector
 
[C19: from Latin vīta life + -scope]

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The first moving picture machine was known as the vitascope.
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