scioptics

noun plural but usually singular in construction
sci·​op·​tics | \ -ks \

Definition of scioptics

: the art or process of exhibiting luminous images (as of external objects) in a darkened room by arrangements of lenses or mirrors

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First Known Use of scioptics

1708, in the meaning defined above

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“Scioptics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scioptics. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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