• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Kinematograph kin-e-mat′o-graf an arrangement by which a numerous series of photographs, taken at rapid intervals, and representing some moving scene, is shown on a screen at the same rapid rate at which they were taken, giving a moving representation of the original scene—less correct but more common form, Cinemat′ograph (sin-).
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. kinēma, kinēmatos, motion, graphein, to write.


In literature:

KINEMATOGRAPH, a photographic apparatus by which an impression is taken of closely consecutive stages in the development of a scene.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
The Eden Musee was the first place where this French kinematograph was installed.
"The Photoplay" by Hugo Münsterberg
Morphology has to replace the living continuity by a kinematographic succession of stages.
"Form and Function" by E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
Why, it was only a faked-up thing, the taking of a kinematograph picture for the Alhambra.
"Cleek, the Master Detective" by Thomas W. Hanshew
The kinematograph pictures are ended, for I am in Palestine, on the first of April, just fifteen days from home.
"Out-of-Doors in the Holy Land" by Henry Van Dyke
It will be the first kinematograph film ever taken of the Western Front.
"How I Filmed the War" by Lieut. Geoffrey H. Malins
This cloud was, of course, shown by the kinematograph.
"Marvels of Scientific Invention" by Thomas W. Corbin