lenticule

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

Latin lenticula

First Known Use

1942, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of lenticule was in 1942

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“Lenticule.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lenticule. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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