[ kin-uh-skohp, kahy-nuh- ]
/ ˈkɪn əˌskoʊp, ˌkaɪ nə- /
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a cathode-ray tube with a fluorescent screen on which an image is reproduced by a directed beam of electrons.
the motion-picture record of a television program.
verb (used with object), kin·e·scoped, kin·e·scop·ing.
to record (a program) on motion-picture film, using a kinescope.
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Origin of kinescope
First recorded in 1930–35; formerly trademark
Words nearby kinescope
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Example sentences from the Web for kinescope
He phoned an assistant and asked him to kinescope the game off its television broadcast.
British Dictionary definitions for kinescope
/ (ˈkɪnəskəʊp) /
the US name for television tube
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