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Definition of "biograph" []

  • A biographical essay. (noun)
  • An early device to show moving pictures on a screen. (noun)
  • To write a biography of. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "biograph" in a sentence
  • "The toy called the biograph, which reflects pictures for us in a dazzling and moving continuity, so that we can see scenes of human life in action, is merely a hint to us that every scene of every life is reflected in a ceaseless moving panorama"
  • "Until instantaneous photography was introduced, a little more than twenty-five years ago (by the discovery of the means of increasing the sensitiveness of a photographic plate), and gradually became familiar to everyone in the exhibitions known as the "biograph" or"
  • "As everyone knows, the so-called "biograph" pictures are produced by an enormous series of consecutive instantaneous photographs taken on a continuous transparent flexible film or ribbon."