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cinematography (n.)

1896, with  -y (4) + cinematograph "device for projecting a series of photographs in rapid succession so as to produce the illusion of movement" (1896), which has been displaced in English by its shortened form, cinema (q.v.). Related: Cinematographic.

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Definitions of cinematography from WordNet

cinematography (n.)
the act of making a film;
Synonyms: filming / motion-picture photography
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