stereoscopy

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ster·e·os·co·py

 (stĕr′ē-ŏs′kə-pē, stîr′-)
n.
1. The viewing of objects as three-dimensional.
2. The technique of making or using stereoscopes and stereoscopic slides.

ster′e·os′co·pist n.

stereoscopy

(ˌstɛrɪˈɒskəpɪ; ˌstɪər-)
n
1. (Art Terms) the viewing or appearance of objects in or as if in three dimensions
2. (General Physics) the study and use of the stereoscope
ˌstereˈoscopist n

ster•e•os•co•py

(ˌstɛr iˈɒs kə pi, ˌstɪər-)

n.
1. the study of the stereoscope and its techniques.
2. three-dimensional vision.
[1860–65]
ster`e•os′co•pist, n.
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Noun1.stereoscopy - three-dimensional vision produced by the fusion of two slightly different views of a scene on each retina
binocular vision - vision involving the use of both eyes
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Stereograph cards designed to be viewed in 3D show combat, POWs, training, damage, casualties, and medical staff.
From the 1870s through the 1930s, stereograph companies deposited more than 250,000 stereograph cards for copyright in the Library of Congress, of which approximately 2,500 show African scenes.