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1. An ornament carved in low relief.
2. A moving or still picture consisting of two slightly different perspectives of the same subject in contrasting colors that are superimposed on each other, producing a three-dimensional effect when viewed through two correspondingly colored filters.
[From Late Latin anaglyphus, carved in low relief, from Greek anagluphos : ana-, ana- + gluphein, to carve; see gleubh- in Indo-European roots.]
an′a·glyph′ic, an′a·glyp′tic (-glĭp′tĭk) adj.
1. (Photography) photog a stereoscopic picture consisting of two images of the same object, taken from slightly different angles, in two complementary colours, usually red and cyan (green-blue). When viewed through spectacles having one red and one cyan lens, the images merge to produce a stereoscopic sensation
2. (Art Terms) anything cut to stand in low relief, such as a cameo
[C17: from Greek anagluphē carved in low relief, from ana- + gluphē carving, from gluphein to carve]
ˌanaˈglyphic, ˌanaˈglyphical, anaglyptic, ˌanaˈglyptical adj
an•a•glyph(ˈæn ə glɪf)
an ornament sculptured or embossed in low relief.
A carving or ornament in bas-relief.
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|Noun||1.||anaglyph - moving or still pictures in contrasting colors that appear three-dimensional when superimposed|
|2.||anaglyph - anything carved in low relief |
cameo - engraving or carving in low relief on a stone (as in a brooch or ring)