noun \ˈa-nə-ˌglif\

Definition of ANAGLYPH

:  a sculptured, chased, or embossed ornament worked in low relief
:  a stereoscopic motion or still picture in which the right component of a composite image usually red in color is superposed on the left component in a contrasting color to produce a three-dimensional effect when viewed through correspondingly colored filters in the form of spectacles
ana·glyph·ic \ˌa-nə-ˈgli-fik\ adjective

Origin of ANAGLYPH

Late Latin anaglyphus embossed, from Greek anaglyphos, from anaglyphein to emboss, from ana- + glyphein to carve — more at cleave
First Known Use: 1651


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