Meaning of kinetoscope

ki•ne•to•scope

Pronunciation: (ki-nē'tu-skōp", -net'u-, kī-), [key]
— n.
  1. an early motion-picture device, invented by Edison, in which the film passed behind a peephole for viewing by a single viewer.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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