kinetograph ki*ne"to*graph, n. [Gr. ? movable + -graph.] (Physics) (a) A camera for making chronophotographs. [obsolescent] (b) A machine for the projection of chronophotographs upon a screen for the purpose of producing the effect of an animated picture. [obsolescent] (c) A combined animated-picture machine and phonograph in which sounds appropriate to the scene are automatically uttered by the latter instrument. It has been superseded by recording techniques allowing the sounds to be recorded directly on the motion-picture film. [obsolescent] [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

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