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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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