praxinoscope

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praxinoscope

(ˈpræksɪnəˌskəʊp)
n
(General Physics) a toy in which a sequence of images, depicted on the inner surface of a cylinder and reflected in a series of mirrors, gives the illusion of motion as the cylinder rotates

praxinoscope

an instrument that represents the effect of moving images on a screen.
See also: Films, Instruments, Representation