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stereography

[ster-ee-og-ruh-fee, steer-]
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noun
  1. the art of delineating the forms of solid bodies on a plane.
  2. a branch of solid geometry dealing with the construction of regularly defined solids.

Origin of stereography

First recorded in 1690–1700; stereo- + -graphy
Related formsster·e·o·graph·ic [ster-ee-uh-graf-ik, steer-] /ˌstɛr i əˈgræf ɪk, ˌstɪər-/, ster·e·o·graph·i·cal, adjectivester·e·o·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Historical Examples

  • Monsieur Monge has drawn much from our countryman, Hamilton's work on Stereography but he has not mentioned his work.

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British Dictionary definitions for stereography

stereography

noun
  1. the study and construction of geometrical solids
  2. the art of drawing a solid figure on a flat surface
Derived Formsstereographic (ˌstɛrɪəˈɡræfɪk, ˌstɪər-) or stereographical, adjectivestereographically, adverb
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