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stereoscope

 [ster″e-o-skōp]
an instrument for producing the appearance of solidity and relief by combining the images of two similar pictures of an object.

ster·e·o·scope

(ster'ē-ō-skōp),
An instrument producing two horizontally separated images of the same object, providing a single image with an appearance of depth.
[stereo- + G. skopeō, to view]

stereoscope

/ster·eo·scope/ (ster´e-o-skōp″) an instrument for producing the appearance of solidity and relief by combining the images of two similar pictures of an object.

ster·e·o·scope

(ster'ē-ō-skōp)
An instrument producing two horizontally separated images of the same object, providing a single image with an appearance of depth.
[G. stereos, solid + G. skopeō, to view]

stereoscope,

n an optical instrument for viewing photographs or radiographs; it produces binocular vision, or a blending of images, so that new perspectives may be seen with an appearance of depth. It operates on the same principle as the eyes–that is, two views are registered on the retinas of the eyes, and the brain merges them into one.

stereoscope

an instrument for producing the appearance of solidity and relief by combining the images of two similar pictures of an object.
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AlSalah asked her brother Lotfi, an architect, to help design a contemporary stereoscope that would enable people to view the photographs at the locations where they were originally taken.
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At weekends and during the main school holidays from noon until 4pm there are free drop-in workshops for kids, introducing them to all sorts of movie gadgetry from daguerrotype pics to stereoscopes.
A IT'S amazing to think that stereoscopes were considered the television of the mid to late Victorian era.
The first Stereoscope was an optical device invented by Sir Charles Wheatstone in 1838, and popular in the mid-19th century.