stereoscope


ste·reo·scope

noun \ˈster-ē-ə-ˌskōp, ˈstir-\

: a device that is used for viewing stereoscopic images

Full Definition of STEREOSCOPE

:  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

First Known Use of STEREOSCOPE

1838

ste·reo·scope

noun \ˈster-ē-ə-ˌskōp, ˈstir-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of STEREOSCOPE

: 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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: stereoscopic
Previous Word in the Dictionary: Stereornithes
All Words Near: stereoscope

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up stereoscope? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).