motion-picture projector

noun

Definition of motion-picture projector

: a machine that projects and shows motion pictures on a screen and that is usually fitted with suitable electrical or mechanical attachments for reproducing sound in synchronism with the picture — compare sound projector

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“Motion-picture projector.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/motion-picture%20projector. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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