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 (kĭn′ĭ-skōp′, kī′nĭ-)
1. A cathode-ray tube in a television; a picture tube.
2. A film of a transmitted television program.
tr.v. kin·e·scoped, kin·e·scop·ing, kin·e·scopes
To make a film of (a transmitted television program).

[Originally a trademark.]


(Electronics) the US name for television tube


(ˈkɪn əˌskoʊp, ˌkaɪ nə-)

1. a cathode-ray tube with a fluorescent screen on which an image is reproduced by a directed beam of electrons.
2. a film record of a television program.


1. a type of cathode-ray tube used in the reception of television images.
2. a recording of a television program on motion-picture film.
See also: Media
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kinescope - a cathode-ray tube in a television receiverkinescope - a cathode-ray tube in a television receiver; translates the received signal into a picture on a luminescent screen
cathode-ray tube, CRT - a vacuum tube in which a hot cathode emits a beam of electrons that pass through a high voltage anode and are focused or deflected before hitting a phosphorescent screen
color television tube, color tube, color TV tube, colour television tube, colour tube, colour TV tube - a television tube that displays images in full color
boob tube, goggle box, idiot box, television receiver, television set, telly, tv set, tv, television - an electronic device that receives television signals and displays them on a screen; "the British call a tv set a telly"


[ˈkɪnəskəʊp] N (US) → tubo m de rayos catódicos, cinescopio m
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The latest gem is a rare color kinescope of a 1971 newscast on ABC-owned WLS-Channel 7 featuring Fahey Flynn, Joel Daly and meteorologist John Coleman.
Such little bursts of verbal magic occur on virtually every page of Moonglow: "He reran the grainy kinescope of memory"; "one sometimes sensed a weird crackling around her, a scorching like dust on a solenoid"; "he switched off the Zeiss [telescope] of his imagination.
Other archives include kinescope recordings made by the Pentagon, as well as archives by the networks themselves, all of which are woefully incomplete and unavailable to the public.
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What if, long before Facebook, there was a kinescope of stuff you did and said when you did not know any better--a highlight reel of what a jerk you were?
The black-and-white kinescope of the game film was discovered earlier this year at the home of the late Bing Crosby, who was a part owner of the Pirates at the time.
Crosby, a part owner of the Pirates at the time, said watching the game live would be too nerve-wracking, so he had a friend make a kinescope off of the television.
They found one copy at NASA's Sydney switching center, a 16mm kinescope copy in the US National Archives, a well preserved 2" tape at CBS archives and a Super 8mm home movie taken by a scientist at Honeysuckle Creek Tracking Station near Canberra.
However, Crosby took the precaution of hiring a company to record the game by kinescope, a precursor to the videotape, giving himself the luxury of being able to watch the game afterwards in the knowledge that his team had won.
This was soon followed by invention of kinescope, the picture tube, the Electronic camera and TV receivers.
Evans Richard II was recorded via kinescope (a 16mm film of broadcast made for legal rather than archival purposes), and Potter viewed a VHS transfer held by her university's library.
Berg won the Emmy for best actress the following year, and the sitcom was nominated for Best Kinescope Show.