[sin-uh-mat-uh-graf, -grahf]Chiefly British
- a motion-picture projector.
- a motion-picture camera.
- to photograph with a motion-picture camera.
Origin of cinematograph
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Examples from the Web for cinematographic
So he called in Mr. Gilbreth and his cinematographic method.Practical Cinematography and Its Applications
Frederick Arthur Ambrose Talbot
These cinematographic pictures did not proceed from the wall itself.The Three Eyes
In a scientific age his style may be described as cinematographic.From Capetown to Ladysmith
G. W. Steevens
The command, "Five rounds rapid at the stubble field 900 yards," produced a cinematographic picture in my field-glasses.Wounded and a Prisoner of War
Malcolm V. (Malcolm Vivian) Hay
It is these nights that I pretend to show you in this book, in a little series of cinematographic pictures.Nights in London
- a combined camera, printer, and projector
- to take pictures (of) with a film camera
C19 (earlier spelling kinematograph): from Greek kinēmat-, kinēma motion + -graph
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