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opaque projector

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  1. a machine for projecting opaque objects, as books, on a screen, by means of reflected light.

Origin of opaque projector

First recorded in 1950–55
Related formsopaque projecting, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for opaque projector

opaque projector

  1. US and Canadian an optical device that projects an enlarged image of an opaque object, such as a printed page or photographic print, onto a screen by means of reflected lightAlso called (in Britain and some other countries): episcope
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