magic lantern


magic lantern

noun

: a machine that was used in the past to show pictures on a wall or screen

Full Definition of MAGIC LANTERN

:  an early form of optical projector of still pictures using a transparent slide

First Known Use of MAGIC LANTERN

1696

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: Magic Marker
Previous Word in the Dictionary: magician
All Words Near: magic lantern

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up magic lantern? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More