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stereography

Syllabification: ster·e·og·ra·phy
Pronunciation: /ˌsterēˈäɡrəfē, ˌsti(ə)r-
 
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Definition of stereography in English:

noun

The depiction or representation of three-dimensional things by projection onto a two-dimensional surface, e.g., in cartography.
Example sentences
  • In order to create the illusion of three-dimensionality, the lenticular process uses the same principles as used in stereography.
  • Meanwhile, cameras with multiple lenses and faster exposures made stereography a booming business.
  • From the humorous to the tragic to the mundane, stereography has left its indelible mark on history.

Derivatives

stereograph

1
Pronunciation: /ˈsterēəˌɡraf, ˈsti(ə)r-/
noun
Example sentences
  • It also coincided with the decline of the professional anatomical museum, as the glass slide, the photograph, photomicrograph, stereograph, film, and statistical table became the media in which anatomy and pathology were documented.
  • In the end, the sales of stereographs were meager, and the vast majority of people who saw O'Sullivan's photographs from the survey saw them at public expositions, often as full-plate prints rather than stereographs.
  • A final gallery had 12 computer terminals equipped with specially designed goggles for viewing a programmed selection of 200 out of the thousands of stereographs Watkins made during his long career.

stereographic

2
Pronunciation: /ˌsterēəˈɡrafik, ˌsti(ə)r-/
adjective
Example sentences
  • Poles to the shear fabrics and slickenline data, when plotted on stereographic projections, indicate vergence to the SW with some scatter mainly to the south.
  • The system is equipped with transmitters and LCD shutter glasses which permit stereographic 3 - D viewing of high-resolution images.
  • O'Sullivan's stereographic image from 1871 of a melon cactus bears signs of his imbrication of photography and the practice of specimen collection.

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