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biograph

See also: Biograph

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

bio- +‎ -graph

NounEdit

biograph (plural biographs)

  1. (rare) A biographical essay.
  2. An early device to show moving pictures on a screen.
    • Rudyard Kipling, Mrs Bathurst
      Biograph or cinematograph was what I was alludin' to. London Bridge with the omnibuses — a troopship goin' to the war — marines on parade at Portsmouth an' the Plymouth Express arrivin' at Paddin'ton.” “Seen 'em all. Seen 'em all,” said Hooper impatiently.

VerbEdit

biograph (third-person singular simple present biographs, present participle biographing, simple past and past participle biographed)

  1. (rare, transitive) To write a biography of.

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • A Dictionary of the English Language by Noah Webster