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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n kinetograph (Physics) A camera for making chronophotographs.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n kinetograph A device for taking a series of photographs of a moving object and throwing them rapidly on a screen, in the same order, so as to produce an appearance of the original motion.
    • n kinetograph A device for taking a series of photographs of a moving object.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Kinetograph a device by which a series of photographs of a moving object can be thrown on a screen so as to imitate the motion of the original
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. movable + -graph,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. kinētikoskinein, to move.


In literature:

Those who wish to see the kinetograph at work will please go within.
"Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 100, June 6, 1891" by Various