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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Electrograph \E*lec"tro*graph\, noun [Electro- + -graph.]

1. A mark, record, or tracing, made by the action of electricity.

2. An apparatus, controlled by electric devices, used to trace designs for etching. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

3. An instrument for the reproduction at a distance of pictures, maps, etc., by means of electricity. [archaic] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

4. An image made by the R["o]ntgen rays; a sciagraph. [archaic] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

5. A cinematograph using the arc light. [archaic] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Cinematograph \Cin'e*mat"o*graph\, noun [Gr. ?, ?, motion + -graph.]

1. an older name for a {movie projector}, a machine, combining magic lantern and kinetoscope features, for projecting on a screen a series of pictures, moved rapidly (25 to 50 frames per second) and intermittently before an objective lens, and producing by persistence of vision the illusion of continuous motion; a moving-picture projector; also, any of several other machines or devices producing moving pictorial effects. Other older names for the {movie projector} are {animatograph}, {biograph}, {bioscope}, {electrograph}, {electroscope}, {kinematograph}, {kinetoscope}, {veriscope}, {vitagraph}, {vitascope}, {zoogyroscope}, {zoopraxiscope}, etc.

The cinematograph, invented by Edison in 1894, is the result of the introduction of the flexible film into photography in place of glass. --Encyc. Brit. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. A camera for taking chronophotographs for exhibition by the instrument described above. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

electrograph

noun

1: an apparatus for the electrical transmission of pictures

2: electrical device used for etching by electrolytic means


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