cinematograph

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cinematograph (plural cinematographs)

  1. (historical) A camera that could develop its own film and served as its own projector.
    • Rudyard Kipling, Mrs Bathurst
      “Biograph or cinematograph was what I was alludin' to. London Bridge with the omnibuses — a troopship goin' to the war — marines on parade at Portsmouth an' the Plymouth Express arrivin' at Paddin'ton.” “Seen 'em all. Seen 'em all,” said Hooper impatiently.

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cinematograph (third-person singular simple present cinematographs, present participle cinematographing, simple past and past participle cinematographed)

  1. (rare) To employ the techniques of cinematography