cinematograph


cin·e·mat·o·graph

noun \ˌsi-nə-ˈma-tə-ˌgraf\

Definition of CINEMATOGRAPH

chiefly British
:  a motion-picture camera, projector, theater, or show

Origin of CINEMATOGRAPH

French cinématographe, from Greek kinēmat-, kinēma movement (from kinein to move) + French -o- + -graphe -graph — more at -kinesis
First Known Use: 1896

cin·e·mat·o·graph

noun \ˌsin-ə-ˈmat-ə-ˌgraf\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CINEMATOGRAPH

: a visual record obtained by cinematography <cinematographs of the spontaneously fibrillating auricle—Journal of the American Medical Association>

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