opaque projector


: a projector using reflected light for projecting an image of an opaque object or matter on an opaque support

Examples of opaque projector in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The car drawings were likely made using an opaque projector. Los Angeles Times, 25 July 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1951, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of opaque projector was in 1951

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“Opaque projector.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/opaque%20projector. Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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