Lumière


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Lu·mière

 (lo͝o-myĕr′, lü-), Auguste Marie Louis Nicolas 1862-1954.
French chemist, inventor, and cinematography pioneer. With his brother Louis Jean Lumière (1864-1948) he gave the first public showing of a cinematic film (1895).
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Lumière

(French lymjɛr)
n
(Biography) Auguste Marie Louis Nicolas (oɡyst mari lwi nikɔlɑ). 1862–1954, and his brother, Louis Jean (lwi ʒɑ̃), 1864–1948, French chemists and cinema pioneers, who invented a cinematograph and a process of colour photography
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