anaglyph

noun ana·glyph \ ˈa-nə-ˌglif \

Definition of anaglyph

1 :a sculptured, chased, or embossed ornament worked in low relief
2 :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

anaglyphic

play \ˌa-nə-ˈgli-fik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of anaglyph

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



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