stereograph

noun
ste·​reo·​graph | \ ˈster-ē-ə-ˌgraf How to pronounce stereograph (audio) , ˈstir- \

Definition of stereograph

: 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

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Other Words from stereograph

stereograph transitive verb

Examples of stereograph in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some literary elites were alarmed by the rise of the stereograph. Clive Thompson, Smithsonian, "Stereographs Were the Original Virtual Reality," 30 Sep. 2017 One entrepreneur even envisioned using the stereograph to do remote shopping. Clive Thompson, Smithsonian, "Stereographs Were the Original Virtual Reality," 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, "How the East Was Won: A Photographic Portrait," 6 July 2017 One popular option was the stereograph, a type of 3-D photo. Lisa Kalis, WSJ, "‘Looking Backward’: Stereographs from the 1900s," 31 Mar. 2017

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First Known Use of stereograph

1859, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for stereograph

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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 15 Jan. 2021.

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stereograph

noun
ste·​reo·​graph | \ -ˌgraf How to pronounce stereograph (audio) \

Medical Definition of stereograph

: 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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