balop

noun bal·op \ˈbaˌläp\

Definition of balop

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a balopticon for projecting images into a television transmitting apparatus

  2. 2 :  the slide or card bearing the picture or other visual material for projection by the balop; also :  the visual material for projection

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Origin and Etymology of balop

short for balopticon


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