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stereoscopy

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noun ste·re·os·co·py \ˌster-ē-ˈäs-kə-pē, ˌstir-; ˈster-ē-ə-ˌskō-pē, ˈstir-\

Definition of stereoscopy

  1. 1 :  a science that deals with stereoscopic effects and methods

  2. 2 :  the seeing of objects in three dimensions



Origin and Etymology of stereoscopy

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1859


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stereoscopy

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noun ste·re·os·co·py \ˌster-ē-ˈäs-kə-pē, ˌstir-; ˈster-ē-ə-ˌskō-pē, ˈstir-\

Medical Definition of stereoscopy

plural

stereoscopies

  1. 1:  a science that deals with stereoscopic effects and methods

  2. 2:  the seeing of objects in three dimensions




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