stereoscope
noun Date: 1838 an optical instrument with two eyepieces for helping the observer to combine the images of two pictures taken from points of view a little way apart and thus to get the effect of solidity or depth

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  • stéréoscope — [ stereɔskɔp ] n. m. • 1841; angl. stereoscope (1838); de stéréo et scope ♦ Sc. Instrument d optique où l observation des deux images simultanées prises par deux objectifs parallèles (dont la distance est voisine de celle des yeux) donne la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Stereoscope — Ste re*o*scope, n. [Stereo + scope.] An optical instrument for giving to pictures the appearance of solid forms, as seen in nature. It combines in one, through a bending of the rays of light, two pictures, taken for the purpose from points of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stereoscope — ► NOUN ▪ a device by which two photographs of the same object taken at slightly different angles are viewed together, creating an impression of depth and solidity. DERIVATIVES stereoscopic adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • stereoscope — [ster′ē ə skōp΄, stir′ē ə skōp΄] n. an instrument with two eyepieces through which a pair of photographs of the same scene or subject, taken at slightly different angles, are viewed side by side: the two photographs are seen as a single picture… …   English World dictionary

  • Stéréoscope — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Stereoscope (groupe). Homme avec un stéréoscope. Huile sur toile (1847) de Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller exposée au …   Wikipédia en Français

  • stereoscope —   n. instrument with two lenses combining images of two almost identical pictures to give effect of solidity and distance.    ♦ stereoscopic, a. pertaining to stereoscope or stereoscopy.    ♦ stereoscopy, n. use of the stereoscope; seeing or… …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • stereoscope — stereoskopas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. stereoscope vok. Stereoskop, n rus. стереоскоп, m pranc. stéréoscope, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • stéréoscope — stereoskopas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. stereoscope vok. Stereoskop, n rus. стереоскоп, m pranc. stéréoscope, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • STÉRÉOSCOPE — n. m. Instrument d’optique qui, ayant la même différence angulaire que les images formées dans chaque oeil par un objet, donne la sensation du relief et de la perspective au moyen de deux images planes du même objet …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

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