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A machine for projecting the images of opaque objects or transparencies on a screen.


(General Physics) an optical device for projecting a magnified image onto a screen. See also episcope


(ˌɛp ɪˈdaɪ əˌskoʊp)

a type of magic lantern that projects the image of an opaque object onto a screen.
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Noun1.epidiascope - an optical projector that gives images of both transparent and opaque objects
projector - an optical instrument that projects an enlarged image onto a screen
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Subsequent maps, accurately stencilled using an epidiascope, suggest a concern with how personal identity can be shaped by displacement.
What is certain, in any case, is that Bowling, having learned from Larry Rivers how to use an epidiascope, projected images of continents onto paper and made stencils from them.
Even in the 1960s as a young teacher all we had was a Bell and Howell projector and an epidiascope (a machine which projected pages from books on to a screen).