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or 3-D also three-D  (thrē′dē′)
A three-dimensional medium, display, or performance, especially a cinematic or graphic medium in three dimensions: They shot the movie in 3D.
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Noun1.3-D - a movie with images having three dimensional form or appearance3-D - a movie with images having three dimensional form or appearance
motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, pic, film, picture show, flick, picture - a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"
2.3-D - having a three-dimensional form or appearance3-D - having a three-dimensional form or appearance; "aren't dreams always in 3-D?"
appearance - a mental representation; "I tried to describe his appearance to the police"
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The Ziehm Vision RFD 3-D system combines two-dimensional and 3-D functionality into one device and can be used with surgical navigation products to guide instruments relative to a patient's anatomy.
The first 3-D boom occurred in the early 1950s, as studios looked for new attractions to counter the popularity of television.
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If they feel that the identity of the brand is wholesome family entertainment, my question to them is why, then, did they send 3-D projectors to multiplexes?
The 3-D ammo shot well, fired every time I pulled the trigger and was clean to shoot.
REAL D's mission-critical 3-D visualization technologies are used by organizations such as NASA, Pfizer, BMW, Boeing and more.
With REAL D's leading technology, we are providing our guests with a premium quality, immersive, digital 3-D experience beginning with Disney's 'Meet the Robinsons' in five of our locations.
Royer, managing director of the Shamrock Capital Growth Fund, announced jointly today that Shamrock, the Burbank-based, private-equity firm, is investing $50 million in REAL D, the leader in digital 3-D technology.
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