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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A cylinder-shaped toy with a sequence of pictures on its inner surface which, when viewed through the vertical slits spaced regularly around it while the toy is rotated, produce an illusion of animation

Usage examples (35)
  • The zoetrope was the centerpiece of the show, sitting in the middle of a white cyc with its projection against the opposite wall.
  • Cinematic sequence equal to a slow zoetrope vision.
  • Labels: writing competitions, zoetrope posted by bibliobibuli at 12: 02 PM
  • Spodek has a PhD in astrophysics, but he was inspired by a toy known as a zoetrope. for more
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