bioscope

[ bahy-uh-skohp ]
/ ˈbaɪ əˌskoʊp /
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noun

an early form of motion-picture projector, used about 1900.

Nearby words

  1. biorhythm,
  2. biorhythmics,
  3. bios,
  4. biosafety,
  5. bioscience,
  6. bioscopic,
  7. bioscopy,
  8. biosensor,
  9. biosocial,
  10. biosociology

Origin of bioscope

First recorded in 1895–1900; bio- + -scope

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British Dictionary definitions for bioscope

bioscope

/ (ˈbaɪəˌskəʊp) /

noun

a kind of early film projector
a South African word for cinema
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