epidiascope

[ ep-i-dahy-uh-skohp ]
/ ˌɛp ɪˈdaɪ əˌskoʊp /

noun Optics.

a type of magic lantern that projects the image of an opaque object onto a screen.

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Also called episcope.

Origin of epidiascope

First recorded in 1900–05; epi- + dia- + -scope
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British Dictionary definitions for epidiascope

epidiascope
/ (ˌɛpɪˈdaɪəˌskəʊp) /

noun

an optical device for projecting a magnified image onto a screenSee also episcope
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