stereoscopy

noun
ste·​re·​os·​co·​py | \ ˌster-ē-ˈä-skə-pē How to pronounce stereoscopy (audio) , 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

Examples of stereoscopy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, 25 Mar. 2010

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First Known Use of stereoscopy

circa 1859, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of stereoscopy was circa 1859

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“Stereoscopy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stereoscopy. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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stereoscopy

noun
ste·​re·​os·​co·​py | \ ˌster-ē-ˈäs-kə-pē, ˌstir-; ˈster-ē-ə-ˌskō-pē, ˈstir- How to pronounce stereoscopy (audio) \
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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