epidiascope


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ep·i·di·a·scope

(ep'i-dī'ă-skōp),
A projector by which images are reflected by a mirror through a lens, or lenses, onto a screen, using reflected light for opaque objects and transmitted light for translucent or transparent ones.
Synonym(s): overhead projector
[epi- + G. dia, through, + skopeō, to view]

epidiascope

A projector used to project by reflection opaque pictures (such as the page of a book) onto a screen.
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Rees' early lectures for the Society of Arts and Crafts of New South Wales were illustrated with the aid of the epidiascope.
Workmen dismantling a wall in one of the buildings on the Queensgate campus found a display cabinet containing a wind-up gramophone and an epidiascope, an early type of slide projector.
For young Gwyn: an epidiascope, a pencil-box with a special hole for the rubber, a hoop and bowlie.