[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 cinematograph
Yes, we go from café to cinematograph and try and keep warm.Trapped in 'Black Russia'
She probably regards the cinematograph as a sin against art.
Tim evidently had a plan for combining this illusion with the cinematograph.
Why, in other words, is not everything given at once, as on the film of the cinematograph?
We then compared the mechanism of conceptual thought to that of the cinematograph.
- 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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