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stereoscope

ster·e·o·scope

 (stĕr′ē-ə-skōp′, stîr′-)
n.
An optical instrument with two eyepieces used to impart a three-dimensional effect to two photographs of the same scene taken at slightly different angles.

stereoscope

(ˈstɛrɪəˌskəʊp; ˈstɪər-)
n
(Photography) an optical instrument for viewing two-dimensional pictures and giving them an illusion of depth and relief. It has a binocular eyepiece through which two slightly different pictures of the same object are viewed, one with each eye

ster•e•o•scope

(ˈstɛr i əˌskoʊp, ˈstɪər-)

n.
an optical instrument through which two pictures of the same object, taken from slightly different points of view, are viewed, one by each eye, producing the effect of a single picture of the object, with the appearance of depth or relief.
[1830–40]

ster·e·o·scope

(stĕr′ē-ə-skōp′)
An optical instrument through which two slightly different views of the same scene are presented, one to each eye, giving an illusion of three dimensions.

Stereoscope

A lightweight handheld optical instrument for viewing side-by-side photographs taken with a special camera so that the combined image appeared to be three-dimensional. The two photographs were printed on a card about the size of a postcard.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Stereoscope - an optical device for viewing stereoscopic photographsstereoscope - an optical device for viewing stereoscopic photographs
optical device - a device for producing or controlling light
Translations

stereoscope

[ˈsterɪəskəʊp] Nestereoscopio m

stereoscope

nStereoskop nt

stereoscope

[ˈstɛrɪəˌskəʊp] nstereoscopio
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Sandwiched between the two 'bookend' sections sit the remaining chapters which scrutinise the development of Norway's transport network and concepts of landscape for various periods between the late eighteenth and late twentieth centuries, through an appraisal of different image forms and other 'texts': landscapes in oils and gouache, watercolours, lithographs, sketches, stereoscopies, landscape photographs, advertising and travel photographs, trekking association yearbooks, postcards and models.
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