an early type of motion-picture projector, designed by Eadweard Muybridge, in which the images were drawings or photographs placed along the rim of a circular glass plate, the shutter was a rotating opaque disk with radial slots, and a limelight source was used.
The effects of the zoopraxiscope made up one of the most unique and instructive entertainments imaginable.
Descriptive Zoopraxography Eadweard Muybridge
noun any of a group of animal sterols, such as cholesterol zoosterol zo·os·ter·ol (zō-ŏs’tə-rôl’, -rōl’) n. A sterol produced by animals rather than plants.
- Zoot suit
a man’s suit with baggy, tight-cuffed, sometimes high-waisted trousers and an oversized jacket with exaggeratedly broad, padded shoulders and wide lapels, often worn with suspenders and a long watch chain and first popularized in the early 1940s. Contemporary Examples Diamond Street, for instance, was one of the original players in the zoot suit riots in […]
- Zoot suiter
a person who wears a .
the anatomy, especially the comparative anatomy, of animals. the dissection of animals. Historical Examples For further study of the nervous system see Parker’s “zootomy,” pp. 122-130. Elementary Zoology, Second Edition Vernon L. Kellogg Even if done in her own name, and for her own objects, it would still be but an inhuman and intolerable form […]