bioscope


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bi·o·scope

 (bī′ə-skōp′)
n.
An early movie projector.
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bioscope

(ˈbaɪəˌskəʊp)
n
1. (Film) a kind of early film projector
2. (Film) a South African word for cinema
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bioscope

1. a film projector of the early 20th century.
2. British. a motion-picture theater.
See also: Films
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bioscope - a South African movie theaterbioscope - a South African movie theater  
movie house, movie theater, movie theatre, picture palace, cinema - a theater where films are shown
2.bioscope - a kind of early movie projector
cine projector, film projector, movie projector - projects successive frames from a reel of film to create moving pictures
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