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Princeton's WordNet

  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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of magic lantern in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of magic lantern in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Jay Chapman:

    If American politics does not look to you like a joke, a tragic dance; if you have enough blindness left in you, on any plea, on any excuse, to vote for the Democratic Party or the Republican Party (for at present machine and party are one), or for any candidate who does not stand for a new era, -- then you yourself pass into the slide of the magic-lantern; you are an exhibit, a quaint product, a curiosity of the American soil. You are part of the problem.

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