- an early form of motion-picture projector, used about 1900.
Origin of bioscope
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Examples from the Web for bioscope
So this is the kind of bioscope the master wanted me to see!
Little sir, I see you found the second bioscope to your liking.
It is an excellent way of listening to an opera or seeing pictures on a bioscope.The Crock of Gold
An electric light plant was seen here; also bioscope theaters.Seven Legs Across the Seas
Little sir, you were disappointed in that bioscope, 9-2 but I think you will like a different one.
- a kind of early film projector
- a South African word for cinema
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