Definitions for magic lantern
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a device having a lamp and a lenslike opening, formerly used for projecting images on slides.
Origin of magic lantern:
an early form of slide projector
An old name for a slide projector.
An early form of slide projector that could achieve simple animation by moving and merging images.
The magic lantern or Laterna Magica is an early type of image projector developed in the 17th century.
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