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hologram Syllabification: hol·o·gram
Pronunciation: /ˈhäləˌɡram/

Definition of hologram in English:


1A three-dimensional image formed by the interference of light beams from a laser or other coherent light source.
Example sentences
  • Those blend at the chip with unfettered laser light to create a hologram of the tumor interior.
  • One entire hangar was dedicated to video art and films, as well as kinetic light art and holograms.
  • Several times, he crossed the path of the beams and distorted the communication hologram image.
1.1A photograph of an interference pattern that, when suitably illuminated, produces a three-dimensional image.
Example sentences
  • The new licences meet international standards, featuring micro-printing, holograms and images only visible in ultraviolet light.
  • These were real IDs in fake names, with all the holograms and micro printing and whatever else the driver's licenses have to make them hard to forge.
  • Maybe one day soon you'll have polarization holograms in your wallet protecting your data.
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