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stereo-

(word root) solid
Examples of words with the root stereo-: stereogram, stereoscope
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stereo-

pref.
1. Solid; solid body: stereolithography.
2. Three-dimensional: stereoscope.

[Greek, from stereos, solid; see ster- in Indo-European roots.]
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stereo-

or sometimes before a vowel

stere-

combining form
indicating three-dimensional quality or solidity: stereoscope.
[from Greek stereos solid]
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ster•e•o

(ˈstɛr iˌoʊ, ˈstɪər-)

n., pl. ster•e•os,
adj. n.
1. a system or equipment for reproducing stereophonic sound.
2. stereophonic sound reproduction.
3. stereoscopic photography.
4. a stereoscopic photograph.
adj.
6. pertaining to stereophonic sound, stereoscopic photography, etc.
[1815–25]

stereo-

a combining form meaning “solid,” “solid body or figure,” “three-dimensions”: stereochemistry; stereogram; stereoscope.
Also, esp. before a vowel,stere-.
[< Greek, comb. form of stereós hard, solid]
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