Meaning of cinematoscope in English:


Pronunciation /ˌsɪnɪˈmatəskəʊp/


historical, rare
  • Any of several devices used for projecting moving images captured on film on to a screen; especially a projector invented in 1896 by Birt Acres to complement a camera developed two years previously with Robert W. Paul.


Late 19th century; earliest use found in Era. From ancient Greek κινηματ-, κίνημα motion + -o- + -scope.