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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The master then went to a telecine bay, another special tape-to-tape deck at which a colorist adjusted the onscreen hues.
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Origin and Etymology of telecine
probably short for telecinema, from French télécinéma, from télé- tele- + cinéma cinema
First Known Use: 1935See Words from the same year
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