Definition of kinematoscope in English:

kinematoscope

Pronunciation /ˌkɪnɪˈmatəskəʊp/ /ˌkʌɪnɪˈmatəskəʊp/

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noun

historical
  • A device for displaying stereographic moving images, invented in 1861 by American engineer Coleman Sellers (1827–1907) and consisting of a drum in which stereographic photographs of a scene in motion are mounted on a spindle and rotated in front of an eyepiece.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in U.S. Patents. From ancient Greek κινηματ-, κίνημα motion + -o- + -scope.