Stereography
Stereography Ste`re*og"ra*phy, n. [Stereo- + graphy: cf. F. st['e]r['e]ographie.] The art of delineating the forms of solid bodies on a plane; a branch of solid geometry which shows the construction of all solids which are regularly defined. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]

Note: By cutting pieces of cardboard, or other suitable material, in the forms represented in the cut, folding them along the lines indicated, and joining their edges, the five regular solids may be formed. [1913 Webster]


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  • stereography — [ster΄ē äg′rə fē, stir΄ē äg′rə fē] n. the art of representing the forms of solids on a plane surface; specif., the branch of solid geometry that deals with the construction of regularly defined solids stereographic [ster′ēə graf′ik, stir΄ēə… …   English World dictionary

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  • stereography — stereografija statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. stereography vok. Stereographie, f rus. стереография, f pranc. stéréographie, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • stereography — noun see stereographic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stereography — stereographic /ster ee euh graf ik, stear /, stereographical, adj. stereographically, adv. /ster ee og reuh fee, stear /, n. 1. the art of delineating the forms of solid bodies on a plane. 2. a branch of solid geometry dealing with the… …   Universalium

  • stereography — noun a) Any technique for representing solid objects in two dimensions b) stereoscopic photography, and the production of stereographs …   Wiktionary

  • stereography — SYN: stereoradiography …   Medical dictionary

  • stereography — noun the representation of three dimensional things on a two dimensional surface, as in cartography. Derivatives stereograph noun stereographic adjective stererographically adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • stereography — stere·og·ra·phy …   English syllables

  • stereography — ster•e•og•ra•phy [[t]ˌstɛr iˈɒg rə fi, ˌstɪər [/t]] n. 1) math. the art of delineating the forms of solid bodies on a plane 2) math. a branch of solid geometry dealing with the construction of regularly defined solids • Etymology: 1690–1700 ster… …   From formal English to slang

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