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vitascope

[vahy-tuh-skohp] /ˈvaɪ təˌskoʊp/
noun
1.
one of the first motion-picture projectors, developed by Thomas Edison.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95, Americanism; < Latin vīta life + -scope
Related forms
vitascopic
[vahy-tuh-skop-ik] /ˌvaɪ təˈskɒp ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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Examples for vitascope
  • The first moving picture machine was known as the vitascope.
British Dictionary definitions for vitascope

vitascope

/ˈvaɪtəˌskəʊp/
noun
1.
an early type of film projector
Word Origin
C19: from Latin vīta life + -scope
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