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stereoscope Line breaks: stereo|scope
Pronunciation: /ˈstɛrɪə(ʊ)skəʊp/
/ˈstɪərɪə(ʊ)skəʊp/

Definition of stereoscope in English:

noun

A device by which two photographs of the same object taken at slightly different angles are viewed together, creating an impression of depth and solidity.
Example sentences
  • Using 35-millimeter film, the camera produced high quality pairs of images that could be viewed in hand-held illuminated stereoscopes or projected using polarizing filters.
  • Her photos are viewed through an old stereoscope, which creates wonderful visual illusions.
  • This is made possible through the use of a device called a stereoscope.

Words that rhyme with stereoscope

bioscope • stroboscope

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