[ kin-uh-skohp, kahy-nuh- ]
/ ˈkɪn əˌskoʊp, ˌkaɪ nə- /


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.

Origin of kinescope

First recorded in 1930–35; formerly trademark
Also called kine (for defs 1, 2). Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for kinescope

/ (ˈkɪnəskəʊp) /


the US name for television tube
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