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.

Nearby words

  1. epidermoid cyst,
  2. epidermolysis,
  3. epidermolysis bullosa,
  4. epidermophyton,
  5. epidermotropism,
  6. epididymectomy,
  7. epididymis,
  8. epididymitis,
  9. epididymo-orchitis,
  10. epididymoplasty

Origin of epidiascope

First recorded in 1900–05; epi- + dia- + -scope

Also called episcope.

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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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