cinematograph

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noun cin·e·mat·o·graph \ˌsi-nə-ˈma-tə-ˌgraf\

Definition of cinematograph

chiefly British

  1. :  a motion-picture camera, projector, theater, or show

Origin and Etymology of cinematograph

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


First Known Use: 1896


Medical Dictionary

cinematograph

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noun cin·e·mat·o·graph \ˌsin-ə-ˈmat-ə-ˌgraf\

Medical Definition of cinematograph

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


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