lenticule

noun
len·​ti·​cule | \ ˈlen-tə-ˌkyül How to pronounce lenticule (audio) \

Definition of lenticule

1 : any of the minute lenses on the base side of a film used in stereoscopic or color photography
2 : any of the tiny corrugations or grooves molded or embossed into the surface of a projection screen

First Known Use of lenticule

1942, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for lenticule

Latin lenticula

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“Lenticule.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lenticule. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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