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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An optical toy.

Usage examples (5)
  • Stampfer called them the stroboscopic disks, Plateau the phenakistoscope.
  • There's a hydrogen rocket project, a laser in a lunchbox, plans for building a motorized, Arduino-powered phenakistoscope, an homage to maker toys of the 1960s, and a...
  • The problem did not arise with the kinetoscope only but had interested the preceding generations who amused themselves with the phenakistoscope and the stroboscopic...
  • On the other hand if the essential feature of the moving pictures is the combination of various views into one connected impression, we must look back to the days of the... for more
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