stereograph

noun

ste·​reo·​graph ˈster-ē-ə-ˌgraf How to pronounce stereograph (audio)
ˈstir-
: a pair of stereoscopic pictures or a picture composed of two superposed stereoscopic images that gives a three-dimensional effect when viewed with a stereoscope or special spectacles
stereograph transitive verb

Examples of stereograph in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are also 36 stereographs. Mark Feeney, BostonGlobe.com, 12 Apr. 2023 Some literary elites were alarmed by the rise of the stereograph. Clive Thompson, Smithsonian, 30 Sep. 2017 One entrepreneur even envisioned using the stereograph to do remote shopping. Clive Thompson, Smithsonian, 30 Sep. 2017 Industry needed photographs for promotion, but post-Civil War industrialization so clearly made America an important power that people treasured stereographs of fields overgrown by technical apparatus. Vicki Goldberg, New York Times, 6 July 2017 One popular option was the stereograph, a type of 3-D photo. Lisa Kalis, WSJ, 31 Mar. 2017

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First Known Use

1859, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of stereograph was in 1859

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“Stereograph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stereograph. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

Medical Definition

stereograph

noun
ste·​reo·​graph -ˌgraf How to pronounce stereograph (audio)
: a pair of stereoscopic pictures or a picture composed of two superposed stereoscopic images that gives a three-dimensional effect when viewed with a stereoscope or special glasses

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