[ster-ee-op-ti-kuh n, -kon, steer-]
- a projector usually consisting of two complete lanterns arranged so that one picture appears to dissolve while the next is forming.
Origin of stereopticon
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Or, they may be transferred to lantern slides and shown by means of the stereopticon.College Teaching
In the stereopticon, the carbons are usually placed at right angles as in Fig. 277.Physics
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There was to be a stereopticon entertainment at their Sunday-school, and they were all going.The Girl Warriors
The stereopticon man had no sympathy with any particular class.
It was the man who managed the stereopticon who revealed the new banner.
- a type of projector with two complete units arranged so that one picture dissolves as the next is forming
C19: from stereo- + Greek optikon, neuter form of optikos optic
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