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bioscope

[bahy-uh-skohp]
noun
  1. an early form of motion-picture projector, used about 1900.
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Origin of bioscope

First recorded in 1895–1900; bio- + -scope
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Examples from the Web for bioscope

Historical Examples of bioscope

  • So this is the kind of bioscope the master wanted me to see!

    Autobiography of a YOGI

    Paramhansa Yogananda

  • Little sir, I see you found the second bioscope to your liking.

    Autobiography of a YOGI

    Paramhansa Yogananda

  • It is an excellent way of listening to an opera or seeing pictures on a bioscope.

    The Crock of Gold

    James Stephens

  • An electric light plant was seen here; also bioscope theaters.

  • Little sir, you were disappointed in that bioscope, 9-2 but I think you will like a different one.

    Autobiography of a YOGI

    Paramhansa Yogananda


British Dictionary definitions for bioscope

bioscope

noun
  1. a kind of early film projector
  2. a South African word for cinema
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