Dictionary.com

epidiascope

[ ep-i-dahy-uh-skohp ]
/ ˌɛp ɪˈdaɪ əˌskoʊp /
Save This Word!

noun Optics.

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

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!

Were you ready for a quiz on this topic? Well, here it is! See how well you can differentiate between the uses of "was" vs. "were" in this quiz.
Question 1 of 7
“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

Meet Grammar Coach

Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing

Meet Grammar Coach

Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help
Also called episcope.

Origin of epidiascope

First recorded in 1900–05; epi- + dia- + -scope
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

British Dictionary definitions for epidiascope

epidiascope
/ (ˌɛpɪˈdaɪəˌskəʊp) /

noun

an optical device for projecting a magnified image onto a screenSee also episcope
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK