stereoscopy

noun
ste·re·os·co·py | \ˌster-ē-ˈä-skə-pē, ˌstir-;ˈster-ē-ə-ˌskō-pē, ˈstir-\

Definition of stereoscopy 

1 : a science that deals with stereoscopic effects and methods

2 : the seeing of objects in three dimensions

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Major consumer electronics companies such as Samsung, LG and Panasonic have started selling 3-D TVs that are fundamentally based on the principle of stereoscopy. Priya Ganapati, WIRED, "3-D Tabletop Display Gets Rid of the Glasses," 25 Mar. 2010

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circa 1859, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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stereoscopy

noun
ste·re·os·co·py | \ˌster-ē-ˈäs-kə-pē, ˌstir-; ˈster-ē-ə-ˌskō-pē, ˈstir- \
plural stereoscopies

Medical Definition of stereoscopy 

1 : a science that deals with stereoscopic effects and methods

2 : the seeing of objects in three dimensions

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