zoetrope

zoetrope
zoetrope (n.) 1867, lit. "wheel of life," from Gk. zoe "life" (see ZOO (Cf. zoo)) + trope "turn" (see TROPE (Cf. trope)).

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  • Zoetrope — o e*trope, n. [Gr. ? life + ? turning, from ? to turn.] An optical toy, in which figures made to revolve on the inside of a cylinder, and viewed through slits in its circumference, appear like a single figure passing through a series of natural… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Zoetrope — A zoetrope is a device that produces an illusion of action from a rapid succession of static pictures.It consists of a cylinder with slits cut vertically in the sides. Beneath the slits on the inner surface of the cylinder is a band which has… …   Wikipedia

  • zoetrope — noun /ˈzəʊɪtrəʊp/ An optical toy, in which figures made to revolve on the inside of a cylinder, and viewed through slits in its circumference, appear like a single figure passing through a series of natural motions as if animated or mechanically… …   Wiktionary

  • zoetrope —    An optical device comprised of a vertical cylinder that can spin around a pivot. Looking through slits in the outside of the cylinder gives an impression of movement to drawings placed on the inside of the cylinder. It was invented in 1834 by… …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • Zoetrope (band) — Zoetrope was an American heavy metal band from Chicago, Illinois. Although their sound was akin to thrash metal, the group described themselves as Street Metal [ [http://www.nolifetilmetal.com/zoetrope.htm No Life til Metal CD Gallery Zoetrope ]… …   Wikipedia

  • Zoetrope Interactive — Тип Частн …   Википедия

  • Zoetrope (disambiguation) — Zoetrope may refer to: *Zoetrope, a device used for animation * Zoetrope, the final track from In a Beautiful Place Out in the Country , the 2000 EP by Boards of Canada *American Zoetrope, Francis Ford Coppola s movie production company *… …   Wikipedia

  • Zoetrope Live Electronica — From 1995 to 2001, in Melbourne, Australia, there were 17 Zoetrope live electronic music showcases held at the now defunct Punters Club in Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, all of them designed to support and encourage local live techno acts, in a… …   Wikipedia

  • Zoetrope Interactive — Infobox Company company name = Zoetrope Interactive company company type = foundation = 2005 location = Istanbul, Turkey key people = Onur Şamlı, Oral Şamlı, Galip Kartoğlu industry = Computer and video game industry products = CPAGE, , revenue …   Wikipedia

  • Zoetrope All-Story Workshop — The Zoetrope Virtual Studio is a submission destination and collaboration tool for filmmakers and writers founded by Francis Ford Coppola. It is a community where writers and artists in different disciplines and genres can submit and workshop… …   Wikipedia

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