magic lantern(redirected from Lanterna magica)
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An optical device formerly used to project an enlarged image of a picture.
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(Photography) an early type of slide projector. Sometimes shortened to: lantern
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a device having a lamp and a lenslike opening, formerly used for projecting images on slides.
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An early version of a slide projector.
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