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telecine

noun tele·cine \ˈte-li-ˌsi-nē, ˌte-li-ˈsi-\

Definition of TELECINE

:  the equipment used in the process of transferring a motion picture to videotape or converting it into television images; also :  such a process

Origin of TELECINE

probably short for telecinema, from French télécinéma, from télé- tele- + cinéma cinema
First Known Use: 1935

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