tachistoscope

noun
ta·​chis·​to·​scope | \ tə-ˈki-stə-ˌskōp How to pronounce tachistoscope (audio) , ta- \

Definition of tachistoscope

: an apparatus for the brief exposure of visual stimuli that is used in the study of learning, attention, and perception

Other Words from tachistoscope

tachistoscopic \ tə-​ˌki-​stə-​ˈskä-​pik How to pronounce tachistoscope (audio) \ adjective
tachistoscopically \ tə-​ˌki-​stə-​ˈskä-​pi-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce tachistoscope (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of tachistoscope

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tachistoscope

Greek tachistos (superlative of tachys swift) + International Scientific Vocabulary -scope

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The first known use of tachistoscope was circa 1890

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“Tachistoscope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tachistoscope. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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tachistoscope

noun
ta·​chis·​to·​scope | \ tə-ˈkis-tə-ˌskōp-, ta- How to pronounce tachistoscope (audio) \

Medical Definition of tachistoscope

: an apparatus for the brief exposure of visual stimuli that is used in the study of learning, attention, and perception

Other Words from tachistoscope

tachistoscopic \ -​ˌkis-​tə-​ˈskäp-​ik How to pronounce tachistoscope (audio) \ adjective
tachistoscopically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce tachistoscope (audio) \ adverb

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