One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A piece of equipment used for displaying photographic slides on a screen.
- ‘After a frantic interval examination, we discovered that it had blown a fuse which, at first, didn't appear to be too much of a problem since I had packed a spare slide projector.’
- ‘I remembered the slide projector, the clink-click sound it made when you fed it a picture; I remembered the shivery whoosh of the screen when Dad pulled it from its roll.’
- ‘We also have a slide projector, so if there's a wedding, we might project photos of the bride and groom onto the balloon.’
- ‘Instead of movement around the board being determined by dice or spinners, a slide projector was used to project numbers and arrows through a one-way mirror onto a wall.’
- ‘Having someone wheel in a slide projector, sit it in the middle of the table, and speak over the noise doesn't come across as professional anymore.’
- ‘Merlin handed over the remote for the slide projector.’
- ‘I am in the process of securing a carousel slide projector, and it is my fondest hope that such an arcane technological device may help me in my quest for understanding.’
- ‘But, as the afternoon had progressed, it grew darker and darker outside, until the sky was black and the assistant who was operating the slide projector had to interrupt a presentation to turn half the lights on.’
- ‘A slide projector sat on a cart hooked up to a laptop.’
- ‘A carrousel slide projector with a built-in timer was used to display the slides for 10 seconds each.’
- ‘By this time Hawking's lectures were always delivered via an interpreter, usually a research assistant who would handle the slide projector and present Hawking's prescripted lecture.’
- ‘He still spoke softly, and with a shy sincerity, but he seemed more at ease now with the appurtenances of modern technology: with the mike, and with slides and a slide projector besides.’
- ‘The number of nuclei per embryo was counted from an image projected from the negative using a slide projector.’
- ‘From the lectern the lecturer can operate the hall lights and the slide projector, as well as opening or closing the louvered ceiling skylights.’
- ‘Once there, she seated herself facing away from a theater of spectators as an unloaded slide projector spotlighted her back.’
- ‘It was not within the resources of the study to use an automatically timed slide projector and there was insufficient space in the clinic to use a slide projector and screen.’
- ‘The sound of so many projectors running simultaneously created a distinct ambience and added to the sense that the show itself was contained within the belly of an immense slide projector.’
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