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opaque projector

n.
A projector used to view images of nontransparent materials, such as printed sheets or drawings.
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opaque projector

n
(Photography) US and Canadian an optical device that projects an enlarged image of an opaque object, such as a printed page or photographic print, onto a screen by means of reflected light. Also called (in Britain and some other countries): episcope
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opaque′ projec′tor


n.
a machine for projecting opaque objects, as books, on a screen, by means of reflected light.
[1950–55]
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