Definition of Stereopticon

1. n. An instrument, consisting essentially of a magic lantern in which photographic pictures are used, by which the image of a landscape, or any object, may be thrown upon a screen in such a manner as to seem to stand out in relief, so as to form a striking and accurate representation of the object itself; also, a pair of magic lanterns for producing the effect of dissolving views.



Definition of Stereopticon

1. Noun. A magic lantern, especially one with two projectors arranged so as to produce dissolving views or combinations of images. ¹

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Definition of Stereopticon

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stereopticon

stereophone
stereophones
stereophonic
stereophonic system
stereophonically
stereophonies
stereophony
stereophotogrammetric
stereophotogrammetry
stereoplasm
stereoplate
stereoplates
stereopses
stereopsis
stereoptic
stereopticon (current term)
stereopticons
stereoregular
stereoregularity
stereos
stereoscope
stereoscopes
stereoscopic
stereoscopic photograph
stereoscopic picture
stereoscopic vision
stereoscopical
stereoscopically
stereoscopies
stereoscopist

Literary usage of Stereopticon

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1. Commentaries on the Law of Private Corporations by Seymour Dwight Thompson, Edward Franklin White (1910)
"stereopticon Machines. To manufacture, construct, buy, sell, import, ... stereopticon Views. To manufacture, sell or deal in stereopticon, ..."

2. Motion Picture Handbook: A Guide for Managers and Operators of Motion by Frank Herbert Richardson (1916)
"The stereopticon THE stereopticon consists of a lamphouse and lamp, ... With the stereopticon excellent results may be had by the use of ozo-carbi light, ..."

3. A Textbook in the Principles of Science Teaching by George Ransom Twiss (1917)
"For the physics rooms, and for any other rooms in which a porte-lumiere or a stereopticon is to be used, it is necessary also to have double opaque shades ..."

4. A Textbook in the Principles of Science Teaching by George Ransom Twiss (1917)
"Several excellent devices of this kind are sold by school supply houses.1 Shades for stereopticon work. — For the physics rooms, and for any other rooms in ..."

5. A Textbook in the Principles of Science Teaching by George Ransom Twiss (1917)
"Several excellent devices of this kind are sold by school supply houses.1 Shades for stereopticon work. — For the physics rooms, and for any other rooms in ..."

6. A Textbook in the Principles of Science Teaching by George Ransom Twiss (1917)
"Several excellent devices of this kind are sold by school supply houses.1 Shades for stereopticon work. — For the physics rooms, and for any other rooms in ..."

7. Journal by General Assembly, Pennsylvania General Assembly. Senate, Pennsylvania (1920)
"... entitled 'An act relating to motion picture films, reels or stereopticon views or slides, providing a system of examination, approval and regulation ..."

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