telecine

noun tele·cine \ ˈte-li-ˌsi-nē , ˌte-li-ˈsi- \
Updated on: 7 Feb 2018

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

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Origin and Etymology of telecine

probably short for telecinema, from French télécinéma, from télé- tele- + cinéma cinema


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