Balopticon
Balopticon Bal*op"ti*con, n. [Gr. balei^n to throw + stereopticon.] See {Projector}, below. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • balopticon — Projector Pro*ject or, n. [Cf. F. projeteur.] 1. One who projects a scheme or design; hence, one who forms fanciful or chimerical schemes. L Estrange. [1913 Webster] 2. an optical instrument which projects an image from a transparency or an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • balopticon — baˈläptə̇ˌkän, bə noun ( s) Etymology: from Balopticon, a trademark : a projector that utilizes reflected light for projecting the images of opaque objects * * * /ba lop ti kon , beuh /, n. a type of stereopticon for projecting images of objects… …   Useful english dictionary

  • balopticon — /ba lop ti kon , beuh /, n. a type of stereopticon for projecting images of objects by reflected light. [formerly trademark] * * * …   Universalium

  • balopticon — bal·op·ti·con …   English syllables

  • BALOP — Balopticon …   Acronyms

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  • balop — ˈbaˌläp noun ( s) Etymology: short for balopticon 1. : a balopticon for projecting images into a television transmitting apparatus 2. : the slide or card bearing the picture or other visual material for projection by the balop; …   Useful english dictionary

  • balop — /bal op/, n. 1. Also called balop card. a photographic print made on smooth, matte, double weight paper, used esp. in television advertisements. 2. Informal. balopticon. [by shortening of BALOPTICON] * * * …   Universalium

  • mirrorscope — Projector Pro*ject or, n. [Cf. F. projeteur.] 1. One who projects a scheme or design; hence, one who forms fanciful or chimerical schemes. L Estrange. [1913 Webster] 2. an optical instrument which projects an image from a transparency or an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • movie projector — Projector Pro*ject or, n. [Cf. F. projeteur.] 1. One who projects a scheme or design; hence, one who forms fanciful or chimerical schemes. L Estrange. [1913 Webster] 2. an optical instrument which projects an image from a transparency or an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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