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  1. magic lantern(noun)

    an early form of slide projector


  1. magic lantern(Noun)

    An old name for a slide projector.

  2. magic lantern(Noun)

    An early form of slide projector that could achieve simple animation by moving and merging images.


  1. Magic lantern

    The magic lantern or Laterna Magica is an early type of image projector developed in the 17th century.

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